Definition of "pervert" [per•vert]

  • (verb-transitive) To cause to turn away from what is right, proper, or good; corrupt.
  • (verb-transitive) To bring to a bad or worse condition; debase.
  • (verb-transitive) To put to a wrong or improper use; misuse. See Synonyms at corrupt.
  • (verb-transitive) To interpret incorrectly; misconstrue or distort: an analysis that perverts the meaning of the poem.
  • (noun) One who practices sexual perversion.

Use "pervert" in a sentence

  • "Oxford, and then became what we call a pervert, and what I suppose they call a convert."
  • "He took his degree at Oxford, and then became what we call a pervert, and what I suppose they call a convert."
  • "At some point, probably in the 1980s, the "power-elite of the media" decided that it was no longer appropriate to use the word "pervert" to describe homosexuals."

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