pervert


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per·vert

(per'vert), Negative and pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
One who practices perversions.
See also: deviant (2).

pervert

[pur′vərt]
Etymology: L, pervertere
1
Usage notes: (informal)
a person whose sexual pleasure is derived from stimuli almost universally regarded as unnatural, such as a fetishist or sadomasochist; a paraphiliac.
2 one whose sexual behavior deviates from a social or statistical norm but is not necessarily pathologic.

pervert

(pĕr-vĕrt′) [L. pervetere, to turn the wrong way]
1. To turn from the normal; to misuse.
2. One who has turned from the normal or socially acceptable path, esp. sexually.
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After the pervert was given his jail sentence, he had the audacity to ask if he could apologise to his victims.
PR guru Max Clifford yesterday said many of his star clients were perverts.
A fourth defendant, Alan Topping, was charged with conspiring to pervert the course of justice, but was found not guilty by the jury.
Asha Khan is charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
The pervert also tweeted on Manchester United's Michael Owen: "I had a phone on my chest filming you in the shower.
Make no mistake about the pervert lobby's end goals.
Briscoe was jailed in May after being convicted of three counts of trying to pervert the course of justice.
Police said: "A 29-year-old was arrested for attempting to pervert the course of justice after reporting for bail.
Both men denied conspiring to pervert the course of justice.
But between February 7 and February 10 at Wrexham police station and at Flintshire magistrates' court at Mold, with intent to pervert the course of justice, he gave his brother's details when he was arrested and booked into the custody suite, when he was charged and when he appeared in court.
However, the 58-year-old admitted in court to doing an act tending or intending to pervert the course of justice between March 12 2003 and May 21 2003.
A SOLICITOR and four others have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and making false statements in a car insurance scam.