wrongdoer

[ rawng-doo-er, -doo-, rong- ]
/ ˈrɔŋˌdu ər, -ˈdu-, ˈrɒŋ- /

noun

a person who does wrong, especially a sinner or transgressor.

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Origin of wrongdoer

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wrong, doer
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British Dictionary definitions for wrongdoer

wrongdoer
/ (ˈrɒŋˌduːə) /

noun

a person who acts immorally or illegally
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