Definition of offendent in US English:

offendent

noun

  • A person who offends or does wrong; a transgressor, an offender. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). Originally from offend + -ant, perhaps after Middle French offendant who breaks the law, use as adjective of present participle of offendre offend. Subsequently remodelled after -ent.

Pronunciation

offendent

/əˈfɛnd(ə)nt/