Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

perpetrator

noun
     
per‧pe‧tra‧tor [countable] formal
someone who does something morally wrong or illegal [↪ culprit]:
The perpetrators were never caught.
perpetrator of
The perpetrators of racially motivated violence must be punished.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary