What does perpetrator mean?

Definitions for perpetratorˈpɜr pɪˌtreɪ tər

Here are all the 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. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Julia Reinhardt:

    There is a provision in German law that allows for crimes that affect Germans abroad -– whether perpetrator or victim -– to be also covered in trial in Germany.

  4. Lesley Conger:

    Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims the one we think of as the victim, and the perpetrator as well. Each little dishonesty ... makes another little rotten spot somewhere in the perpetrator's psyche.

  5. Evelyn Alsultany:

    Culturally speaking, we need to reassess our understanding of a hate crime that it only happens by someone that has these explicit racist views, i think they work in much more complicated ways today. A perpetrator might be unintentionally perpetuating hate.

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