lawbreaker

[ law-brey-ker ]
/ ˈlɔˌbreɪ kər /

noun

a person who breaks or violates the law.

Origin of lawbreaker

before 1050; Middle English lawbreker; replacing Old English lahbreca. See law1, breaker1

Related forms

law·break·ing, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lawbreaker

lawbreaker

/ (ˈlɔːˌbreɪkə) /

noun

a person who breaks the law
informal something that does not conform with legal standards or requirements

Derived Forms

lawbreaking, noun, adjective
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