Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Culprit"

The meaning of "Culprit" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does A: i think you are a culprit
B: No I am not
A: then say something in your depence to convince me
mean?
A: Culprit is someone/something responsible for something.
Q: What does culprit mean?
A: 犯罪者
Q: What does culprit mean?
A: A person who did something wrong.

Example sentences using "Culprit"

Q: Please show me example sentences with culprit.
A: It doesn’t have to be a person.

A. The pipe was clogged with muck and hair.
B. Oh, that’s the culprit! (That’s what was clogging the pipe)

The raccoon turned over all the garbage pails looking for food.
Oh, that’s the culprit who made the mess!
Q: Please show me example sentences with culprit.
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Q: Please show me example sentences with culprit.
A: The police found the culprit.

Someone ate my cookies. We must find the culprit.

Whoever the culprit is, they must be punished.

Synonyms of "Culprit" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between culprit and perpetrator ?
A: perpetrator is one who commits an offence or crime while culprit is the person or thing at fault for a problem or crime.

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A perpetrator is someone who commits a crime (or other illegal activity). From Latin perpetrare, "to perform, accomplish"

A culprit is someone who is guilty of a crime (or charged with one). The first part is the same as in culpable, from the Latin for guilt (culpa)

You can be guilty of a crime without actually doing anything, such as standing by and not helping someone in distress. Negligence is something which would be a non-activity which would have a culprit, but not a perpetrator.

Note the difference :) I hope you liked it !!
Q: What is the difference between culprit and guilt ?
A: "Culprit" is a criminal (a person).
"Guilt" is the fact of having committed a specified or implied offence or crime
Q: What is the difference between culprit and criminal and offender and perpetrator ?
A: They’re all basically the same. Usually when we use culprit, offender and perpetrator we are talking about a specific crime. Whereas criminal can be used in a more general sense.

Criminal:
The criminal was a repeat offender.
The criminal escaped.
He’s a petty thief and criminal.

Culprit:
The culprit was the boy with the brown hair.
The culprit fled from the crime scene.

Offender:
The offender already had two strikes.
The offender is underaged.

Perpetrator:
The perpetrator is a nineteen year old man.
The perpetrator was caught two days later.

Q: What is the difference between culprit and suspect ?
A: Culprit=犯人
Suspect=容疑者
Q: What is the difference between culprit and criminal ?
A: 同じです!They are pretty much the same. A culprit is guilty of an offense, and criminal is guilty of a crime. same thing :)

Translations of "Culprit"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? culprit
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? culprit
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? culprit
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? culprit
A: Sounds like CULL-prit

Other questions about "Culprit"

Q: Which do you think is more natural?
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Why do you think I'm the culprit?
What makes you think I'm the culprit?
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Thanks~
A: Both are..
interesting choices.. Here are my thoughts...although it doesn't necessarily make mine 'right,' because this might be a subjective view and differ with others.

Depending on context, "Why do you think I'm the culprit?" could have an almost whimsical feel to it. It's more direct and might be challenging the person asked to justify their conviction, opinion or belief. Depends how it's said and the tone of voice, facial expression

What makes you think I'm the culprit? ....feels more casual and that the person is really wanting to know what I think. ..but once again..it depends on the people.


Q: I knew it! I knew he is the real culprit!
does this sound natural?
A: ‎I knew it! I knew he was*** the real culprit!

:)
Q: "he was the culprit of the mess of your room yesterday" does this sound natural?
A: I understand but it'd be more natural and correct to say "he was the cause of the mess in your room yesterday"
Q: Assuming that he is not the culprit, who is the culprit? Do you think who is? does this sound natural?
A: そうですよね。「Who do you think is?」です。
Q: Who's the culprit?
Who the hell ate my pudding which i kept in the fridge. does this sound natural?
A: 注意:
hell = 俗語

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