Definitions for Criminal
ˈkrɪm ə nlcrim·i·nal
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Criminal.
criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactoradjective
someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, viciousadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from crime.
Live thou, and to thy mother dead attest,
That clear she died from blemish criminal. Fairy Quen, b. ii.
What we approve in our friend, we can hardly be induced to think criminal in ourselves. John Rogers, Serm. iv.
The neglect of any of the relative duties, render us criminal in the sight of God. John Rogers, Sermons.
Etymology: from crime.
Was ever criminal forbid to plead?
Curb your ill-manner’d zeal. John Dryden, Spanish Fryar.
All three persons, that had held chief place of authority in their countries; all three ruined, not by war, or by any other disaster, but by justice and sentence, as delinquents and criminals. Francis Bacon.
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
Etymology: [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.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'Criminal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2278
Written Corpus Frequency
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
You find yourself not getting the job just because of your criminal history.
Over the last week, we have seen the criminal activity come to light, and we have seen that my opponent, Mark Harris, has bankrolled this criminal activity, and so as of today, I am withdrawing my concession to Mark Harris. And furthermore, I call on Mark Harris to tell the American people exactly what Mark Harris knew and when Mark Harris knew it.
This is an investigation into allegations Wiltshire Police did not pursue a criminal prosecution when a person threatened to expose that Sir Edward Heath may have been involved in offences concerning children.
They're like a criminal organization, they cover things up.
If anything, the Biden White House went out of its way to not get involved in whether or not this became a truly criminal matter.
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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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