1. someone who transgresses
; someone who violates a law or command
; - Example: "the way of transgressors is hard"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Transgressively \Trans*gress"ive*ly\, adv.
Adam, perhaps, . . . from the transgressive infirmities
of himself, might have erred alone. --Sir T.
[1913 Webster] Transgressor \Trans*gress"or\, n. [L.: cf. F.
One who transgresses; one who breaks a law, or violates a
command; one who violates any known rule or principle of
rectitude; a sinner.
The way of transgressors is hard. --Prov. xiii.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or
command; "the way of transgressors is hard"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
31 Moby Thesaurus words for "transgressor":
bad person, criminal, crook, culprit, deceiver, delinquent,
evil man, evil person, evildoer, felon, gangster, lawbreaker,
malefactor, malevolent, malfeasant, malfeasor, miscreant,
misdemeanant, misdemeanist, misfeasor, mobster, offender, outlaw,
public enemy, racketeer, sinner, thief, trespasser, villain,
worker of ill, wrongdoer