culprit
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkʌl.pɹɨt/
Noun

culprit (plural culprits)

  1. The person or thing at fault for a problem or crime.
    I have tightened the loose bolt that was the culprit; it should work now.
  2. (UK, law) A prisoner accused but not yet tried.
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