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desperado in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdesperadodes‧pe‧ra‧do /ˌdespəˈrɑːdəʊ $ -doʊ/ noun (plural desperadoes or desperados) [countable]  SCCBAD PERSON old-fashioned a violent criminal who is not afraid of danger
Examples from the Corpus
desperadoThen he eased himself through like a desperado entering a bar and ambled across the office, cracking quips like walnuts.He has the sound of a desperado, she thought.Suddenly, shockingly, the clergyman's son was a desperado.