bad person

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Noun1.bad person - a person who does harm to othersbad person - a person who does harm to others  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
bad egg - (old-fashioned slang) a bad person
decadent - a person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
ruiner, uprooter, waster, destroyer, undoer - a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"
debauchee, libertine, rounder - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
panderer - a person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)
defiler, polluter - a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
scalawag, scallywag - a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
seducer - a bad person who entices others into error or wrongdoing
shocker - a shockingly bad person
snake in the grass, snake - a deceitful or treacherous person
trampler - someone who injures by trampling
varmint, vermin - an irritating or obnoxious person
victimiser, victimizer - a person who victimizes others; "I thought we were partners, not victim and victimizer"
good person - a person who is good to other people
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References in classic literature ?
Peggotty was not a bad person to have on board if anything did happen.
But if you will believe me, the sea would not pollute itself by receiving such a bad person into its bosom; neither would the earth, having once got rid of him, consent to take him back; so that, between the cliff and the sea, Scinis stuck fast in the air, which was forced to bear the burden of his naughtiness.
For instance, as the fact at present before us now stands, without any comment of mine upon it, though it may at first sight offend some readers, yet, upon more mature consideration, it must please all; for wise and good men may consider what happened to Jones at Upton as a just punishment for his wickedness with regard to women, of which it was indeed the immediate consequence; and silly and bad persons may comfort themselves in their vices by flattering their own hearts that the characters of men are rather owing to accident than to virtue.
Antonio Trillanes IV welcomed the plan of senator-elect Imee Marcos to have his office blessed but called her hypocritical if she was implying that the outgoing lawmaker is a "bad person." Trillanes made the statement after the Senate neophyte said she is eyeing an Igorot ritual to bless the office that the opposition lawmaker would soon vacate before occupying it.
Imee Marcos was insinuating he was a bad person, she was showing too much hypocrisy.
Antonio Trillanes IV said it would be sheer hypocrisy on the part of Senator-elect Imee Marcos if her planned Igorot ritual is meant to insinuate he is a bad person.
Jo Brand is not a bad person, but she is a thoughtless person and the BBC are equally at fault for not monitoring their output correctly.
But Mr Batten described Mr Benjamin as "not a bad person" and a "satirist" on The Andrew Marr Show yesterday.
But UKIP leader Gerard Batten said Mr Benjamin was a "not a bad person" and a "satirist" during an interview on The Andrew Marr Show.
Another example I can think of is a client saying, "I'm such a bad person and nobody likes me." So when that individual goes to a social gathering, they stay at one end of the room alone, by themselves.
Being publicly named as a 'bad person' can have serious consequences like preventing adults from obtaining the best jobs because of negative ranking and credits.
"He's not a bad person. He just does stupid things when he's drunk."