evildoer


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e·vil·do·er

 (ē′vəl-do͞o′ər)
n.
One that performs evil acts.

e′vil·do′ing n.
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evildoer

(ˈiːvəlˌduːə)
n
a person who does evil
ˈevilˌdoing n
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e•vil•do•er

(ˈi vəlˌdu ər, ˌi vəlˈdu ər)

n.
a person who does evil.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evildoer - a person who sins (without repenting)
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
magdalen - a reformed prostitute
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evildoer

adjective sinner, criminal, devil, monster, offender, crook (informal), villain, rogue, culprit, delinquent, fiend, ogre, wrongdoer, reprobate, mischief-maker, miscreant, malefactor, devil incarnate, wrong 'un (informal) Evildoers deserve God's wrath and punishment.
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Translations

evildoer

[ˈiːvlduːəʳ] Nmalhechor(a) m/f
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evildoer

[ˈiːvlˌduːəʳ] npersona malvagia
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References in classic literature ?
Pierre still considered that it would be a useful and worthy action to slay the evildoer, but now he felt that he would not do it.
She with her eyes fixed on the ground answered in modest confusion, "I cannot tell you, senor, before so many people what it is of such consequence to me to have kept secret; one thing I wish to be known, that I am no thief or evildoer, but only an unhappy maiden whom the power of jealousy has led to break through the respect that is due to modesty."
He had no remorse; but the evildoer who can hold that avenger at bay, cannot escape the slower torture of incessantly doing the evil deed again and doing it more efficiently.
Daring, head-strong, evildoer who recked not of his sin in shooting the gods that dwell in Olympus.
"We are of the children of Makedama," they answered, "and we follow these evildoers who have done wickedness and murder in our kraal.
"O Chaka, O Elephant!" answered the captain of the soldiers, bending himself double before him, "the men say that these are evildoers and that they pursue them to kill them."
"And when they have slain the evildoers, let themselves be blinded and turned loose to seek their way home, because they have dared to lift a spear within the Zulu gates.
However, snatch the thing off by the skinny end and you can use it to knock the snot out of an evildoer on a moment's notice.
This infamous place known to all the contemporaries of Jesus was the dumpsite of Jerusalem, where the worms do not die and the fire is never quenched, and where Jesus would consign an evildoer as dreg of the community.
The real action was from the police who had just turned up in huge numbers to investigate a wino that had suffered a head injury from an evildoer who ran off.
The new film is reportedly going to feature a whole new cast along with a whole new story of an "evildoer whose been unfortunately let loose again on suburban America."
Israeli actor Degan, playing another eye-linered evildoer after his turn in Oliver Stone's "Alexander," is laughably over the top, his Cambridge-educated "butcher of Kabul" occasionally insisting his entourage speak English, no doubt because that's what bad guys do in French movies.