evildoer [ee-vuh l-doo-er, ee-vuh l-doo-er] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person who does evil or wrong.

Origin of evildoer Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at evil, doer Related formse·vil·do·ing, noun Related Words for evildoers devil, murderer, sociopath, psychopath, troublemaker, gangster, villain, felon, criminal, lawbreaker, sinner Examples from the Web for evildoers Contemporary Examples of evildoers

  • But instead of moral outrage, I left not knowing who the evildoers were and if there was anything “evil” occurring at all.

    Maybe We Should Just Legalize Steroids for Pro Athletes

    Robert Silverman

    March 3, 2014

  • He said the more passionate gun-control advocates “must recognize that we are not evildoers.”

    National Shooting Sports Foundation Fights Gun Control From Newtown

    Michael Daly

    January 24, 2013

  • The Quran admonished as evildoers the perpetrators of the practice where girls were buried at birth.

    Shirin Tahir-Kheli: Pakistan Is Everybody’s Problem

    Shirin Tahir-Kheli

    October 12, 2012

  • Rabbi Haim Druckman called those who seek to destroy houses in the illegal Givat Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El “evildoers.”

    A Concert of Kahanists

    Elisheva Goldberg

    June 4, 2012

  • He does not have a daddy complex or a religious obsession to rid the world of “evildoers.”

    Death of the Neocons

    Eric Alterman

    June 22, 2009

  • Historical Examples of evildoers

  • They knew what they were about; they fought the evildoers of their age with the weapons of their age.

    Alarms and Discursions

    G. K. Chesterton

  • Let me tell you, the Intelligencer is the evildoers’ nemesis.

    Greener Than You Think

    Ward Moore

  • It was ordered that it should be left there till nightfall as an example to evildoers.

    The Making of a Saint

    William Somerset Maugham

  • Evildoers, after they had spoken to a Manoba, would say that their reflections were gone.

    The Man Who Staked the Stars

    Charles Dye

  • After the manner of evildoers, each charged the other with their misfortune.

    Great Opera Stories

    Millicent Schwab Bender

  • British Dictionary definitions for evildoers evildoer noun

    1. a person who does evil

    Derived Formsevildoing, noun Word Origin and History for evildoers evildoer n.

    late 14c., from evil (n.) + doer.

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