Definitions for transgressor

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•gresstrænsˈgrɛs, trænz-(v.i.)

  1. to violate a law, command, moral code, etc.; offend; sin.

  2. (v.t.)to pass over or go beyond (a limit, boundary, etc.):

    to transgress the bounds of prudence.

  3. to go beyond the limits imposed by (a law, command, etc.); violate; infringe.

Origin of transgress:

1520–30; < L trānsgressus, ptp. of trānsgredī to step across =trāns-trans - +-gredī, comb. form of gradī to step


Princeton's WordNet

  1. transgressor(noun)

    someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command

    "the way of transgressors is hard"


  1. transgressor(Noun)

    Someone who transgresses.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transgressor(noun)

    one who transgresses; one who breaks a law, or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or principle of rectitude; a sinner

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who does wrong or illegal things

The wrongdoers must be punished.

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