bad person

Definitions of bad person

n a person who does harm to others

good person
a person who is good to other people
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a habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying)
William H. Bonney
United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)
Jesse James
United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)
Robert MacGregor
Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)
St. Mary Magdalene
sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus
Benedict Arnold
United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
Alphonse Capone
United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
Guy Fawkes
English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
Jack the Ripper
an unidentified English murderer in the 19th century
Titus Oates
English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)
John Wilkes Booth
United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
Lee Harvey Oswald
United States assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1939-1963)
Jean Laffite
French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
Sir Henry Morgan
a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
Bartholomew Roberts
a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
Edward Thatch
an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
Dick Turpin
English highwayman (1706-1739)
Khayr ad-Din
Barbary pirate (died in 1546)
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offender, wrongdoer
a person who transgresses moral or civil law
bad egg
(old-fashioned slang) a bad person
a person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
destroyer, ruiner, undoer, uprooter, waster
a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
debauchee, libertine, rounder
a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
a person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)
defiler, polluter
a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
scalawag, scallywag
a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
a bad person who entices others into error or wrongdoing
a shockingly bad person
snake, snake in the grass
a deceitful or treacherous person
someone who injures by trampling
varmint, vermin
an irritating or obnoxious person
victimiser, victimizer
a person who victimizes others
abuser, maltreater
someone who abuses
adulterer, fornicator
someone who commits adultery or fornication
a total destroyer
aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker
someone who attacks
barrater, barrator
someone guilty of barratry
a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense
beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster
someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
delinquent, juvenile delinquent
a young offender
defector, deserter
a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman
ganef, ganof, gonif, goniff
(Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
iconoclast, image breaker
a destroyer of images used in religious worship
someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command
one guilty of malfeasance
someone who subjects others to unwanted or improper sexual activities
no-show, nonattender, truant
someone who shirks duty
culprit, perpetrator
someone who perpetrates wrongdoing
(criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement
blood, profligate, rake, rakehell, rip, roue
a dissolute man in fashionable society
backslider, recidivist, reversionist
someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
miscreant, reprobate
a person without moral scruples
diversionist, saboteur, wrecker
someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
ladies' man, lady killer, seducer
a man who takes advantage of women
a woman who seduces
a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest
pettifogger, shyster
a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses unscrupulous or unethical methods
evildoer, sinner
a person who sins (without repenting)
slave dealer, slave trader, slaver
a person engaged in slave trade
supplanter, usurper
one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
someone who willfully destroys or defaces property
debaucher, ravisher, violator
someone who assaults others sexually
war criminal
an offender who violates international law during times of war
philanderer, womaniser, womanizer
a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

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