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’
    • ‘What was I doing working with these perverted people?’
    • ‘That sounds like something an old perverted man would say to a stupid school girl.’
    • ‘It's always amusing to introduce one's perverted friends to one's family, knowing what you know about them.’
    • ‘He actually acted like a person, not some perverted idiot with a big ego.’
    • ‘There are a lot of perverted people in the world today.’
    • ‘However, it is also filled with sick, perverted people.’
    • ‘And both Leo and Angie were sending murderous glares to him but the perverted guy seemed ignorant.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I wanted her to make new friends this year, yes, but certainly not with an overly fake and perverted guy.’
    • ‘When she was in high school, for the first 3 years, she was the target of perverted boys who gawked at her looks.’
    • ‘‘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.’
    • ‘There has long been a suggestion that America deliberately perverted justice by planting the timer.’
    • ‘I want to go Rachel's school; I want to protect her from the perverted guys.’
    • ‘Did it wish to be away from it's perverted master?’
    • ‘Or, on second thought, I could stop acting like a perverted fool.’
    • ‘What if I don't want to be joined at the hip to a perverted man who thinks of nothing but my body?’
    • ‘She probably thinks I'm some perverted guy who found her and took advantage of her.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In a few minutes, I met some perverted guy down stairs when we were coming up here.’
    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’
      • ‘Acts of perverted or distorted freedom, undertaken from self-overcoming willfulness, recognize no limit.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘After all, they all have the same father, which is their perverted distortion of Allah.’