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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A villain. A bad person who causes trouble, hurts people etc.

Usage examples (37)
  • The miscreant was hauled before the judge to be sentenced for the crime.
  • No one but a miscreant is impressed with a wad of plastic.
  • Double-special bonus points if you can document her calling the miscreant a “sexist.”
  • Or the miscreant is an elder ’statesman (woman)’, highly respected, quite wealthy and still very well-connected. for more
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