- wrongdoer, criminal, villain, rogue, sinner, rascal, scoundrel, scally (Northwest England, dialect), vagabond, knave (archaic), reprobate, malefactor, blackguard, evildoer, caitiff (archaic), skelm (South Africa), wrong 'un (Australian, slang) •
Local people demanded that the magistrate apprehend the miscreants.
Definition of miscreant from the Collins English Thesaurus
a wrongdoer or villain
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