American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who breaks the law.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who breaks or violates the law.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who disobeys the law; someone who violates the law; a criminal.
- n. someone who violates the law
“Huh? Prosecutorial discretion may be exercized whether the alleged lawbreaker is the President or anyone else.”
“The only adverse feeling justifiable toward a lawbreaker is that he is weak or deficient; and it is a sufficient humiliation for him to be considered so, without an accompaniment of aversion or scorn.”
“Unless, of course, the lawbreaker is the home-owner and the roommates are his tenants, in which case they would have to find a new place to live.”
“When you look at the timeline of these events (as pulled together by a reader over at TPM Muckraker), the defense mentioned by Mark Field above may be unavailable for less than a full day of the program's implementation (i.e., less than a full day of the President being a "lawbreaker").”
“Under his theory, I assume that the later changes in the program which allowed OLC to approve it would mean that the President should from that point forward no longer be considered a "lawbreaker".”
“But a lawbreaker in Colombia gets top prize for most original material: cocaine.”
“After all, he was a lawbreaker, or he wouldn't be getting Banished right now, so how much consideration did a lawbreaker deserve?”
“My Oxford english dictionary says "unorthodox or undisciplined person", originally a "person who owned unbranded cattle" - i.e. a lawbreaker.”
“Professor Grandin makes a far more pernicious error in claiming that the Honduran judiciary falsified legal opinions after Mr. Zelaya's removal in an attempt to fraudulently portray Mr. Zelaya as a lawbreaker.”
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