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malefactor

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  • nouncriminal
  • nounwrongdoer
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Synonyms for malefactor

noun criminal
  • con
  • convict
  • culprit
  • delinquent
  • evildoer
  • felon
  • hellhound
  • hoodlum
  • jailbird
  • lawbreaker
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • prisoner
  • rapscallion
  • rascal
  • rogue
  • rounder
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • scamp
  • scoundrel
  • sinner
  • thug
  • transgressor
  • varlet
  • villain
  • wretch
  • wrongdoer
  • bad egg
  • black sheep

More words related to malefactor

convict

noun. criminal
  • captive
  • con
  • culprit
  • felon
  • jailbird
  • long-termer
  • loser
  • malefactor
  • prisoner
  • repeater

criminal

noun. person who breaks the law

criminals

noun. person who breaks the law

culprit

noun. person responsible for wrongdoing

culprits

noun. person responsible for wrongdoing

delinquent

noun. criminal, often young
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