scofflaw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scofflaw one who habitually ignores the law and does not answer court summonses
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Usage

In literature:

But, at a bottom line, they are scofflaws.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
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In news:

All Blogs Talking Politics Scott Brown, Scofflaw Scalper .
But the Pentagon acknowledged today that its search for the military recruiters-turned- scofflaws here had been frustrating because of loose record-keeping.
Watch out MTA scofflaws, free rides are coming to an end .
Watch out MTA scofflaws, free rides are coming to an end.
The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority unanimously approved a three-year, $38 million contract with a private firm to catch toll scofflaws.
SC's budget relies on $80M tax scofflaw crackdown .
I read with interest the April 13 editorial "Scofflaw scratched" regarding collecting delinquent traffic fines.
Police target seat belt scofflaws.
Missoula Officials Debate Fines for Shoveling Scofflaws.
4 comments According to the yellow sticker pasted to the driver's window of this Mercedes sport utility vehicle parked Related: Aug 2010: Boot'vil: UVA clamps down on scofflaw parkers on University Way.
While cities around the country are embracing mobile food vendors, Oakland still treats most of them as scofflaws.
The system has been used to locate stolen or wanted vehicles and identify parking-ticket scofflaws.
Saturday's scofflaws temporarily gave Lexington, UK — and rioting — a bad name.
Gin cocktails from Logan Square's Scofflaw: Rocket Frost, Martinez, Saint Charles.
Apartments use DNA to nab poop- scoop scofflaws.
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