[ skawf-law, skof- ]
/ ˈskɔfˌlɔ, ˈskɒf- /
a person who flouts the law, especially one who fails to pay fines owed.
a person who flouts rules, conventions, or accepted practices.
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British Dictionary definitions for scofflaw
/ (ˈskɒflɔː) /
US informal a person who habitually flouts or violates the law, esp one who fails to pay debts or answer summonses
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