malefactor malefactor  /ˈmæ lə ˌfæk tər/


  • (n) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime



  1. Maas builds his story cinematically, cutting swiftly from malefactor to investigator, from scandal to expose.
  2. That's how you get yanked from the decorous little world of Masterpiece Theatre-type dramas and morphed into a summer blockbuster's mean malefactor.
  3. Javier Bardem, the cool Spanish dude who plays a mean malefactor in the Coen brothers' No Country for Old Men, won for Best Supporting Actor Who Happens to Have a Penis.


  • Google Chrome Can Listen to Your Conversations

    Be careful what you say when visiting voice-controlled websites on Google Chrome. Recently, a security expert discovered that malefactors could leverage the browser's voice-recognition abilities to invade users' privacy, but Google has yet to implement his recommended fix. Tal Ater, the Israeli programmer behind the "annyang!" speech-recognition script for websites, discovered the vulnerability ...
    on January 23, 2014     Source: Tech Media Network (Tom's Guide) via Yahoo! News

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