Degenerate (noun) – A person lacking in morals, a corrupt person
To remember the definition of the word degenerate, use the following mnemonic:
She thought the deal was generous but (degenerate) the car salesman was corrupt and lacking in morals.
Examples of degenerate (noun) in a sentence
I will not allow this degenerate to date my daughter!
She is not only incompetent but a degenerate too.
I used to be a hopeless degenerate, but I have really changed my ways since my time in prison.