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noun as in perpetrator

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Zeus even makes a joke about the nonbinary gender identity, and while it isn’t intended to offend, it just comes off as trying way too hard to be relevant.

Restaurants face fines, citations, and enforced closures if they don’t comply with dining bans, but it’s typically up to local authorities and health departments to police the offending businesses.

From Eater

This is just the latest in a series of ads that have offended Hindu conservatives in recent years.

From Quartz

Given that onscreen injuries and death are “easily overcome,” they theorize, participants can learn how to relate to others without the risk of offending or feeling insecure.

“Sometimes the people who sexually offend are actually really mentally ill and they need mental help, not just being put in a prison where they’ll become a more violent offender,” she said.

At 1:42 a.m., a commenter bluntly asked: “Jeff, Is it true you are a convicted sex offender?”

To most of the world, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is a convicted sex offender and a financial grifter.

They are both complicit in this, though my mother is the more egregious offender.

His sex-offender pedigree was real, though; Australian police have those certificates.

Could Dr. Huxtable spend his last years in jail as a sex offender?

He couldn't land without being dropped upon: the man was no common offender, and we've kept our eyes open.

The philosophic Determinist would denounce the offender's conduct, but would not denounce the offender.

It visited an offence with a penalty of which the offender, at the time when he offended, had no notice.

Andrea stooped out toward the offender and bade him begone in an imperious voice.

The statute of that year provided that every offender should forfeit the sum of twelve pence.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to offender, such as: convict, criminal, culprit, delinquent, felon, and lawbreaker.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.