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- A person who has previously offended against the law, often someone who may be deemed incorrigible.
- One who performs a specific (often undesirable) action on multiple occasions.
2011, Jeff Reid, Cat-Dependent No More, ISBN 0307788431:
- At the risk of being branded a repeat offender. I must admit that this chapter is a reprise, in miniature, of an earlier book of mine with the same title.