criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor(adj)
someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious(adj)
bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
"a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"
guilty of crime or serious offense
"criminal in the sight of God and man"
involving or being or having the nature of a crime
"a criminal offense"; "criminal abuse"; "felonious intent"
A person who is guilty of a crime, notably breaking the law.
Being against the law; forbidden by law.
Guilty of breaking the law.
Of or relating to crime.
Abhorrent or very undesirable, even if allowed by law.
Printing such asinine opinions without rebuttal is criminal, even when not libel!
Of or relating to crime control, notably penal law.
His criminal record shows his resistance to all crime prevention and - repression.
guilty of crime or sin
involving a crime; of the nature of a crime; -- said of an act or of conduct; as, criminal carelessness
relating to crime; -- opposed to civil; as, the criminal code
one who has commited a crime; especially, one who is found guilty by verdict, confession, or proof; a malefactor; a felon
Origin: [L. criminalis, fr. crimen: cf. F. criminel. See Crime.]
Criminal is a 2004 American film based upon the Argentine film Nine Queens. Directed by Gregory Jacobs, it stars John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Maeve Quinlan and is a production of Section Eight, the production company of Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney.
The Roycroft Dictionary
One who does by illegal means what all the rest of us do legally.
Song lyrics by criminal -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by criminal on the Lyrics.com website.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Criminal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2278
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Rank popularity for the word 'Criminal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4635
Rank popularity for the word 'Criminal' in Nouns Frequency: #2155
Rank popularity for the word 'Criminal' in Adjectives Frequency: #304
The numerical value of Criminal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Criminal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Criminal in a Sentence
She is an exemplar of a gross miscarriage of injustice rooted in Pakistan’s extremely unfair blasphemy laws and of how this law can victimize someone who should not be inside the criminal justice system whatsoever.
We have not been able to identify who did this but it appears to be an act of vandalism not an act of criminal aggression targeting anyone in particular.
The allegations in this new complaint, and in the litigation more generally, are just that – allegations, teva continues to review the issue internally and has not engaged in any conduct that would lead to civil or criminal liability.
The old law had criminal penalties. It was written that the doctor or professional could be held criminally liable.
Nothing that Amos Yee said or posted should ever have been considered criminal -- much less merit incarceration, the dismal state of Singapore's respect for free expression can be seen in the decision to impose the criminal justice system on outspoken 16-year-olds.
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Translations for Criminal
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- злачынец, злачынкаBelarusian
- престъпник, криминален, престъпенBulgarian
- criminalCatalan, Valencian
- trestný, zločinný, zločinecCzech
- kriminel, forbryderDanish
- Verbrecher, kriminell, Verbrecherin, Kriminelle, KriminellerGerman
- εγκληματικός, ποινικός, εγκληματίαςGreek
- rikollinen, lainvastainen, kriminaali, lainsuojaton, rikosoikeudellinenFinnish
- criminel, criminelleFrench
- eucoireachScottish Gaelic
- פושע, פושעתHebrew
- bűnöző, bűnügyi, bűnösHungarian
- bajingan, jahat, kriminalIndonesian
- 犯罪者, 犯人Japanese
- დანაშაულებრივი, დამნაშავეGeorgian
- ឧក្រិដ្ឋជន, ខាងបទឧក្រិដ្ឋKhmer
- престапнички, престапен, злосторник, престапник, криминален, злосторен, злосторничкиMacedonian
- forbryter, kriminellNorwegian
- crimineel, misdadig, misdadiger, onwettigDutch
- forbrytarNorwegian Nynorsk
- przestępca, kryminalistaPolish
- criminoso, criminosa, criminal, culpadoPortuguese
- infractoare, infractor, infracțional, penalRomanian
- криминальный, преступный, преступница, уголовный, преступникRussian
- zločinac, криминалац, kriminalac, злочинацSerbo-Croatian
- гунаҳкор, ҷинояткорTajik
- jenaýatcy, jenaýatkär, jenaýatlyTurkmen
- suçlu, kriminalTurkish
- злочинець, злочинницяUkrainian
- jinoyat, jinoyatchi, harakatUzbek
- tội phạmVietnamese
- jikriman, himidunan, midunan, midunik, jimidunan, krimik, kriman, hikrimanVolapük
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