Violator vs Infractor - What's the difference?

violator | infractor |


As nouns the difference between violator and infractor

is that violator is one who violates (a rule, a boundary, another person's body, etc) while infractor is one who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.

violator

English

Alternative forms

* violater

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who violates (a rule, a boundary, another person's body, etc.)
  • In the publishing and packaging industries, a visual element that intentionally "violates" the underlying design, such as a starburst, color bar or "splat" on a product package or magazine cover intended to attract special attention.
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    infractor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.
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