from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that performs evil acts.
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- n. A person who performs evil acts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a person who performs an evil deed; one who sins (without repenting).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who does evil; one who commits moral wrong.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who sins (without repenting)
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Again and again, administration officials have insisted that some particular evildoer is causing all our problems.
He ... angry -- literally, "short of anger" (compare Pr 14: 29, opposite idea). man ... hated -- that is, the deliberate evildoer is more hated than the rash.
One of the main differences from September 11th and today is that back then I knew that the evildoer was a crazy person in a cave outside the country.
An 'evildoer' by any other name: How labels shape our attitudes toward violence
As you know, tyrants comprise only a small subgroup within the vast "evildoer" big tent.
We'd want all terrorists to carry a card that says "evildoer" and everyone else to carry a card that said "honest person who won't try to hijack or blow up anything."
(OSAKA, Japan) - In the trigger-happy post-9/11 world, the favoured way to instigate a war is to demand that the designated "evildoer" prove a negative.
One motive driving Dubya could be his need "to prove himself to his father - to achieve what his father failed to do - to finish the job of the Gulf War, to get the 'evildoer' Saddam."
He hasn't called anyone an "evildoer" or denounced an "axis of evil."
Clary and Simon are dating (sort of), while Jace and the Lightwoods have been putting the pieces of their family life back together following the betrayal of Hodge (a custodial guardian for the Lightwood children) and the return of Valentine (Clary's and Jace's father, and resident evildoer).