noun Date: 14th century one who does evil

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  • evildoer — e vil*do er n. a person who performs an evil deed; one who sins (without repenting). Syn: sinner. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evildoer — index convict, criminal, delinquent, embezzler, felon, hoodlum, malefactor, offender, outlaw …   Law dictionary

  • evildoer — late 14c., from EVIL (Cf. evil) + DOER (Cf. doer) …   Etymology dictionary

  • evildoer — [n] wrongdoer bad person, criminal, devil, evil person, felon, gangster, lawbreaker, murderer, psychopath, sinner, sociopath, troublemaker, villain; concept 412 …   New thesaurus

  • evildoer — [ē′vəldo͞o΄ər] n. a person who does evil, esp. habitually evildoing n …   English World dictionary

  • evildoer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Transgressor Nouns 1. evildoer; sinner, transgressor, profligate, libertine; oppressor, despot, tyrant (see authority); incendiary, anarchist, destroyer, vandal, iconoclast, terrorist; arsonist. Informal …   English dictionary for students

  • evildoer — [[t]i͟ːv(ə)ldu͟ːə(r)[/t]] evildoers also evil doer N COUNT If you describe someone as an evildoer, you mean that they are wicked, and that they deliberately cause harm or suffering to others. [LITERARY or OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • evildoer — evildoing, n. /ee veuhl dooh euhr, ee veuhl dooh euhr/, n. a person who does evil or wrong. [1350 1400; ME; see EVIL, DOER] * * * …   Universalium

  • evildoer — noun a person who performs evil acts and does not repent …   Wiktionary

  • evildoer — n. one who does evil, one who does wicked things, wrongdoer …   English contemporary dictionary

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