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first offender

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noun
  1. a person convicted of an offense of law for the first time.
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Origin of first offender

First recorded in 1840–50
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Related Words for first offender

gangster, troublemaker, hooligan, hoodlum, delinquent, criminal, goon, hood, punk, rowdy, ruffian, thug, JD, gangbanger

British Dictionary definitions for first offender

first offender

noun
  1. a person convicted of any criminal offence for the first time
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