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  • n. Someone who transgresses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who transgresses; one who breaks a law, or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or principle of rectitude; a sinner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who transgresses; one who breaks a law or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or principle of rectitude; a sinner; an offender.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command

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Examples

  • A "transgressor" is another word for "sinner" (in Ga 2: 17), for "sin is the transgression of the law."

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • So she walked on, a small, miserable testimony that the way of the transgressor is never easy, even when said transgressor is only a damsel of eleven.

    The Story Girl

  • Now, in this land the path of the transgressor is strewn with barbed wire, and so my mistress got entangled in some loose strands that had uncoiled from the fence.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • Under the word transgressor are included all those that disobey their maker, or, in shorter words, the ungodly.

    Eugene Field A Study In Heredity And Contradictions

  • But 'the way of the transgressor is hard,' Mr. Le Noir, and he who sins must suffer.

    The Hidden Hand

  • Thou wast called, and not miscalled, a transgressor from the womb.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • D.J. - and "transgressor" - not unlike a graffiti artist.

    NYT > Home Page

  • But man is not called a transgressor from not following the instigations of the “fomes,” but rather from his following them.

    The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas

  • Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.

    Isaiah 48.

  • "Yea, thou knewest not; yea, thou heardest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou couldst deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb."

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