Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 11/14/20 Scofflaw

Scofflaw (noun)
scofflaw [ skawf-law, skof- ]


noun
1. a person who flouts the law, especially one who fails to pay fines owed.
2. a person who flouts rules, conventions, or accepted practices.

WORDS RELATED TO SCOFFLAW
delinquent, culprit, offender, gangster, mobster, hooligan, fugitive, crook, racketeer, felon, hoodlum, blackmailer, thug, convict, lawbreaker, malefactor, outlaw, hood, con, jailbird

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Origin: First recorded in 1920–25; scoff + law

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