misdemeanant

[mis-di-mee-nuhnt]
noun
1.
a person who is guilty of misbehavior.
2.
Law. a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor.

Origin:
1810–20; misdemean + -ant

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misdemeanant (ˌmɪsdɪˈmiːnənt)
 
n
criminal law Compare felon (formerly) a person who has committed or been convicted of a misdemeanour

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