malefactor malefactor  /ˈmæ lə ˌfæk tər/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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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