Offender and Villain


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Offender noun – A person who has committed a crime.
Usage example: juvenile offenders have their criminal records sealed when they turn 18

Villain is a synonym for offender in criminal topic. In some cases you can use "Villain" instead the word "Offender" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like evildoer.
Nearby Words: offend, offended, offence, offending
Synonyms for Offender


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Villain noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: only a heartless villain would kidnap a baby for ransom

Offender is a synonym for villain in criminal topic. You can use "Offender" instead the word "Villain" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as evildoer, evil person.
Nearby Words: villainous, villainy
Synonyms for Villain

How words are described

particular particular offender particular villain
single single offender single villain
obvious obvious offender obvious villain
actual actual offender actual villain
Other adjectives: real, male, big, great, serious, bad, main, major, chief, minor, greater, primary, worst, next, greatest, creepy, stereotypical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Western Animation / Ben 10: Omniverse Villain with Good Publicity: Kuphulu is referred to as a repeat offender by Scout, yet the citizens of Anur Transyl consider him an innocent during his fight with Ben.
  • Convection Schmonvection The Swan Princess 2 is a fairly bad offender here-The villain's evil lair is inside a volcano, with a moat full of lava surrounding the central spire that serves as his home.
  • His official introduction starts with him lighting up a cigar, stating that he has done so his entire life, and pointing out "only villains smoke." When someone interrupts him, he flicks the still-hot ash at the offender's face, smiles, and proclaims "I'm a villain."
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