Definition of evildoer in US English:

evildoer

noun

  • A person who commits profoundly immoral and malevolent deeds.

    • ‘Enjoy your paved roads while you can, evildoers!’
    • ‘As you fight the evildoers, your movements are magnified by the software, so you appear to be as fantastic a fighter as any fantasy video game character.’
    • ‘It's a dangerous world out there; hordes of fanatical evildoers are bent on committing unspeakable crimes against us.’
    • ‘Too preoccupied with the grave responsibility of preserving the safety of our great nation from evildoers to recall exact sequence of events over 26 months ago.’
    • ‘‘We should try to understand the psychology of evildoers,’ he said.’
    • ‘Has everything gone wrong because of evildoers and external forces?’
    • ‘I mean don't we have enough laws on the books against evildoers and wrongdoers?’
    • ‘Our condemnation of her deed notwithstanding, we respect an evildoer by calling her evil because we are treating her as a responsible being.’
    • ‘War is evil, and people who wage war are evildoers.’
    • ‘Sure, it could be a way for evildoers to spread viruses, destroy nervous systems, and kill via warriors too small to see, but there's always a bright side.’
    • ‘Somehow, magically, these evildoers coerce the young to commit suicide.’
    • ‘He could often solve murders before they occurred: it then became merely a matter of stationing an officer where he could observe the foul deed and apprehend the evildoer.’
    • ‘Personally I like to contemplate the future with apocalyptic details and morbid fantasies involving corporate evildoers and wildlife.’
    • ‘Not to show overwhelming strength is immoral, since it will induce evildoers to perform more evil deeds because they'll think they can get away with it.’
    • ‘And while refusing to confirm or deny that it's going on, the White House insists only evildoers need fear government eavesdroppers.’
    • ‘But his explanation was little more than simplistic rhetoric about how evildoers had wronged us and they would now be forced to pay.’
    • ‘At last, humanity has a ready means of putting pathological liars and other disparate evildoers under the collective microscope of blogdom every time they try it again.’
    • ‘But I think the free world, the civilized world, the good people of the world, can strike a serious blow against evildoers.’
    • ‘When bishops protect evildoers, they pervert their mission.’
    • ‘There are a good people down there and in the midst of them are a handful of evildoers.’
    wrongdoer, transgressor, criminal, delinquent, offender, villain, black hat, malefactor, reprobate, scoundrel, rogue, sinner, sinful person, wicked person, evil person, bad person
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Pronunciation

evildoer

/ˈivəlˌduər//ˈēvəlˌdo͞oər/