miscreant  (Noun)

Meaning of Miscreant:

someone who behaves badly or doesn’t obey rules.

Use of Miscreant in a sentence:

  • We need to discourage miscreants.
  • I am not a miscreant but will do anything for you.(Movie Quote)
  • Sometimes when Andrew acts as a miscreant, his mother kicks him out of the house
  • The miscreant will not be able to get out of jail without the help of a decent attorney.

mainly Indian English
a criminal


  • criminal
  • delinquent
  • perpetrator
  • abettor
  • wrongdoer