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A person who is guilty of a heinous crime or who breaks the law as a felon or a criminal. (2)
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malefactor (s) (noun), malefactors (pl)
1. Someone who is guilty of a heinous offense against the law; a felon, a criminal: The judge was very angry at the malefactor and said she should be thrown into prison and the key thrown away.
2. Evildoers who do terrible things against other people: The two malefactors went into the school and shot and killed several children and teachers before the police could arrive to stop them with return gunfire.
A criminal or evildoer.
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Someone who commits crimes.
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