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MISCREANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does miscreant mean? 

MISCREANT (noun)
  The noun MISCREANT has 1 sense:

1. a person without moral scruples

  Familiarity information: MISCREANT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISCREANT (noun)


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Meaning:

A person without moral scruples

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

miscreant; reprobate

Hypernyms ("miscreant" is a kind of...):

offender; wrongdoer (a person who transgresses moral or civil law)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "miscreant"):

degenerate; deviant; deviate; pervert (a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior)

black sheep; scapegrace (a reckless and unprincipled reprobate)

wretch (performs some wicked deed)


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