sexual predator

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sexual predator (plural sexual predators)

  1. (chiefly pejorative) A person who obtains, or tries to obtain, sexual contact, and for that reason is seen as threatening.
    • 2002, James Fredrick Hodgson, ‎Debra S. Kelley, Sexual Violence: Policies, Practices, and Challenges in the United States and Canada
      The Jacob Wetterling Act required all states to establish stringent registration programs for sex offenders by September 1997, including the identification and registration of lifelong sexual predators.