I noun arsonist, convict, convicted felon, criminal, crook, defrauder, delinquent, embezzler, felon, fugitive, guilty person, hoodlum, legis violator, malefactor, malfeasor, miscreant, misdemeanant, misfeasor, murderer, offender, outlaw, racketeer, recidivist, thief, transgressor, vandal, violator, wrongdoer II index convict, criminal, embezzler, felon, hoodlum, inmate, malefactor, offender, outlaw, recidivist, thief, vandal, wrongdoer

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  • lawbreaker — law break er, law breaker law break er, n. One who disobeys the law; someone who violates the law; a criminal. Syn: violator, lawbreaker, law breaker, perpetrator. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] {Law break ing}, n. & a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawbreaker — also law breaker, mid 15c., from LAW (Cf. law) + agent noun from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lawbreaker — [n] criminal blackmailer, black marketeer, con, convict, crook, culprit, delinquent, felon, fugitive, gangster, hood*, hoodlum, hooligan, jailbird, malefactor, mobster, offender, outlaw, racketeer, scofflaw; concept 412 …   New thesaurus

  • lawbreaker — ► NOUN ▪ a person who breaks the law …   English terms dictionary

  • lawbreaker — [lô′brāk΄ər] n. a person who violates the law lawbreaking adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • lawbreaker — noun to her dying day, Bobbie never believed that her son was a lawbreaker Syn: criminal, offender, wrongdoer, malefactor, evildoer, transgressor, miscreant; villain, rogue, ruffian, felon; Law malfeasant; informal crook, con, jailbird, hood;… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lawbreaker — noun Date: 15th century a person who violates the law • lawbreaking adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lawbreaker — lawbreaking, n., adj. /law bray keuhr/, n. a person who breaks or violates the law. [bef. 1050; ME lawbreker; r. OE lahbreca. See LAW1, BREAKER1] Syn. transgressor, criminal offender, perpetrator. * * * …   Universalium

  • lawbreaker — noun One who breaks (violates) the law, a criminal …   Wiktionary

  • lawbreaker — Synonyms and related words: Judas, bad person, betrayer, convict, criminal, crook, deceiver, delinquent, desperado, desperate criminal, double dealer, evildoer, felon, fugitive, gallows bird, gangster, gaolbird, jailbird, malefactor, malevolent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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