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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who habitually ignores the law and does not answer court summonses.

Usage examples (36)
  • Why not make exceptions for the type of individualist who (in the bad old days) people called a scofflaw, a rebel.
  • And whether one is a 'scofflaw' is sometimes in the eyes of the beholder.
  • Michael Bloomberg for being a "scofflaw" in refusing to cooperate with the immigration authorities.
  • DAMNED TICKETS -- Another traffic ticket scofflaw? for more
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