perp

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Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of perpetrator

Noun[edit]

perp (plural perps)

  1. (slang, law enforcement) Perpetrator.
    "We have the perp in custody," the policeman said.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of perpendicular

Adjective[edit]

perp

  1. (architecture) Abbreviation of perpendicular.
    a perp window

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