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
Criminal lawyer. Or is that redundant?
When law enforcement agencies fail to honor immigration detainers and release serious criminal offenders, it undermines ICE’s ability to protect the public safety and carry out its mission.
We must also end the needless and unjust criminal convictions and the debilitating criminal stigma.
I'm relieved that I will finally get my hard-earned savings back after a year of suffering, but what happened to me was wrong. The officers and prosecutors treated me like a criminal when all I was trying to do was improve my business and my life. For a year, they've left me struggling to survive a pandemic and a hurricane without my savings. I did nothing wrong, but until the law is changed so that everyone is protected, I am not going to have cash in my house anymore.
A person may leave an infant with a staff of a safe haven site without being subjected to criminal prosecution for abandonment or abuse if the infant was born within 90 days of being left at the safe haven site, as determined within a reasonable degree of medical certainty, and not left in a condition that would constitute abandonment or abuse of a child.
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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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