- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||one who commits a crime or does evil; criminal or wrongdoer.
The police were eager to bring the malefactor to justice.Society does not easily forgive violent malefactors.Some of the malefactors were imprisoned for little more than stealing bread.
- similar words:
- devil, miscreant
||convict, culprit, demon, villain