Perp



[purp] /pɜrp/

noun, Police Slang.
1.
the perpetrator of a crime.
1.
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/pɜːp/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, informal) a person who has committed a crime
n.

American English police slang shortening of perpetrator (e.g. perp walk); by 1940s.

noun

A criminal engaged in a specific crime: The perp stood up, stepped back, took out a handgun and fired at least two shots

[shortened form of perpetrator]
perpetrator
perpendicular

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