sex offender

[ seks uh-fen-der ]


  1. a person who has been found guilty of one or more sex crimes.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sex offender1

First recorded in 1910–15

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Example Sentences

Snyder filed a lawsuit in India against an online media company for publishing stories the suit said falsely suggested he consorted with Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier and convicted sex offender.

Baker said in a letter to lawmakers that he objected to the ban, saying the use of facial recognition helped to convict several criminals, including a child sex offender and a double murderer.

A registered sex offender is facing charges after Fairfax County police said he accessed the Snapchat accounts of several high school students and threatened to expose their private images and videos.

A new law that gives judges more discretion over whether to include young adults who have sex with teens on the state’s sex offender registry is now a source of contention in the San Diego mayor’s race.

Our equality should not be conditioned on making some broader change to the sex offender registry.

At 1:42 a.m., a commenter bluntly asked: “Jeff, Is it true you are a convicted sex offender?”

To most of the world, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is a convicted sex offender and a financial grifter.

His sex-offender pedigree was real, though; Australian police have those certificates.

Could Dr. Huxtable spend his last years in jail as a sex offender?

“The statement of me dating a sex offender is totally untrue,” she said.





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