Definitions for perpetratorˈpɜr pɪˌtreɪ tər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word perpetrator

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetrator, culprit(noun)

    someone who perpetrates wrongdoing


  1. perpetrator(Noun)

    One who perpetrates; especially, one who commits an offence or crime.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perpetrator(noun)

    one who perpetrates; esp., one who commits an offense or crime

  2. Origin: [L.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perpetrator in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perpetrator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh:

    The perpetrator is still at large.

  2. Youk Chhang:

    We're stuck in the victim/perpetrator view of our history.

  3. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    Everything will be done to identify, arrest and judge the perpetrator or perpetrators of this ignominious act.

  4. Dr. Laura Schlessinger:

    When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray.

  5. Todd Spitzer:

    If it was a stranger, the mom would have thrown the book at the guy. The family cares about the perpetrator. It's a family member.

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