what is difference between evildoer and sinner
From Middle English yvel doer; equivalent to evil + doer.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈiːvəlˌduːə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈivəlˌduːɚ/
evildoer (plural evildoers)
- A person who performs evil acts.
- See also Thesaurus:villain
- do-gooder, benefactor
From Middle English synnere, seneȝere, from Old English *synġere, *synnere, from Proto-Germanic *sundārijaz (“sinner”), equivalent to sin + -er. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Säänder (“sinner”), West Frisian sûnder (“sinner”), Dutch zondaar (“sinner”), German Low German Sünder, Sünner (“sinner”), German Sünder (“sinner”), Danish synder (“sinner”), Swedish syndare (“sinner”), Icelandic syndari (“sinner”).
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɪnɚ/
- Rhymes: -ɪnə(ɹ)
- Homophone: center (pin-pen merger)
sinner (plural sinners)
- A person who sins or has sinned.
- Synonyms: criminal, evildoer, offender
- A person who sins or has sinned by the action or identity indicated or previously mentioned
- (theology) An unregenerate person.
- (figuratively, by extension) A person with negative qualities; one who does bad things.
- Are you a sinner or a saint?
- fasiq (one who has sinned by violating Islamic law)
- inners, niners, renins
From Latin signō, signāre, from signum (“mark, sign”).
- (Jersey) to sign