misdoer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

misdo +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

misdoer (plural misdoers)

  1. A person who commits a misdeed; an offender.
    • 1843: Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. XIV, Henry of Essex
      Saint Edmund from the horizon’s edge, in shining armour, threatening the misdoer in his hour of extreme need: it is beautiful, it is great and true. So old, yet so modern, actual []

References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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