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General words for criminals

criminal

noun

someone who has committed a crime

offender

noun

someone who has committed a crime

underworld

noun

the criminals in a particular community, considered as a group

delinquent

noun

someone, especially a young person, who behaves in a way that is criminal or immoral

juvenile

noun

a young person who has committed a crime or is accused of committing a crime

gang

noun

a group of criminals working together

lowlife

noun

criminals and their activities

culprit

noun

someone who is responsible for doing something bad or illegal

accomplice

noun

someone who helps another person to do something illegal or wrong

ringleader

noun

a leader of a group of people who are doing something illegal or wrong

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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