lawbreaker law"break`er, law-breaker law"-break`er, n. One who disobeys the law; someone who violates the law; a criminal.

Syn: violator, lawbreaker, law breaker, perpetrator. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] -- {Law"break`ing}, n. & a. [1913 Webster]

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  • law-breaker — /ˈlɔ breɪkə/ (say law braykuh) noun someone who breaks or violates the law. –law breaking, noun –law breaking, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • law breaker — one who violates the law, one who commits a crime …   English contemporary dictionary

  • law-breaker — noun (C) someone who does something illegal law breaking noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • law violator — law breaker, someone who disobeys the law …   English contemporary dictionary

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