Definition of perverted in US English:



  • 1(of a person or their actions) characterized by sexually abnormal and unacceptable practices or tendencies.

    ‘he whispered perverted obscenities’
    • ‘However, it is also filled with sick, perverted people.’
    • ‘Did it wish to be away from it's perverted master?’
    • ‘I want to go Rachel's school; I want to protect her from the perverted guys.’
    • ‘In a few minutes, I met some perverted guy down stairs when we were coming up here.’
    • ‘Tell me again why your brother has so many perverted friends?’
    • ‘‘It takes only one sick mind or a perverted person to create fear, intimidation and a form of terrorism,’ he said.’
    • ‘What was I doing working with these perverted people?’
    • ‘And within two second his lips would be connected to mine, if I didn't punch his eye like I had with other perverted guys.’
    • ‘That sounds like something an old perverted man would say to a stupid school girl.’
    • ‘It's possible that he's just a nice guy looking for a date instead of the perverted leader that I originally thought he was.’
    • ‘He actually acted like a person, not some perverted idiot with a big ego.’
    • ‘It's always amusing to introduce one's perverted friends to one's family, knowing what you know about them.’
    • ‘Or, on second thought, I could stop acting like a perverted fool.’
    • ‘And both Leo and Angie were sending murderous glares to him but the perverted guy seemed ignorant.’
    • ‘When she was in high school, for the first 3 years, she was the target of perverted boys who gawked at her looks.’
    • ‘I wanted her to make new friends this year, yes, but certainly not with an overly fake and perverted guy.’
    • ‘‘If you don't mind, I would like to get dressed without my perverted brother watching me,’ I smirked and shoved him out the door.’
    • ‘What if I don't want to be joined at the hip to a perverted man who thinks of nothing but my body?’
    • ‘There has long been a suggestion that America deliberately perverted justice by planting the timer.’
    • ‘There are a lot of perverted people in the world today.’
    • ‘She probably thinks I'm some perverted guy who found her and took advantage of her.’
    unnatural, deviant, warped, corrupt, twisted, abnormal, unhealthy, depraved, perverse, aberrant, distorted, immoral, corrupted, debauched, debased, degenerate, sadistic, evil, wicked, vile, amoral, rotten, wrong, bad
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    1. 1.1 (of a thing) having been corrupted or distorted from its original course, meaning, or state.
      ‘this sudden surge of perverted patriotism’
      • ‘Antonieta went on to tell me that she knew I'd been visiting Mario and Alvaro, and she knew that they were trying to corrupt me with their perverted ideas.’
      • ‘Acts of perverted or distorted freedom, undertaken from self-overcoming willfulness, recognize no limit.’
      • ‘After all, they all have the same father, which is their perverted distortion of Allah.’