Reprobate – Unprincipled, person of bad character, depraved and evil
To remember the definition of the word reprobate, use the following mnemonic:
When the giant reptile moved in, other tenants demanded a rent rebate (reprobate) - they wanted compensation for living next to an evil, depraved creature.
Examples of reprobate in a sentence
The defendant was evil, depraved and unprincipled - the prosecution described him as a reprobate.
To many, he seemed pleasant and polite, but to those who knew him better he was a reprobate.
While Monica pretended to be a good girl, she was really a reprobate who would do anything to get what she wanted.