misfeasor

[ mis-fee-zer ]
/ mɪsˈfi zər /

noun Law.

a person who is guilty of misfeasance.

Nearby words

  1. misery index,
  2. misery loves company,
  3. misesteem,
  4. misestimate,
  5. misfeasance,
  6. misfeature,
  7. misfeed,
  8. misfield,
  9. misfile,
  10. misfire

Origin of misfeasor

From the Anglo-French word mesfesor, dating back to 1625–35. See misfeasance, -or2

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