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Definition of "lawbreaker" []

  • One who breaks the law. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lawbreaker" in a sentence
  • "Unless, of course, the lawbreaker is the home-owner and the roommates are his tenants, in which case they would have to find a new place to live."
  • "Huh? Prosecutorial discretion may be exercized whether the alleged lawbreaker is the President or anyone else."
  • "The only adverse feeling justifiable toward a lawbreaker is that he is weak or deficient; and it is a sufficient humiliation for him to be considered so, without an accompaniment of aversion or scorn."