What does felon mean?

Definitions for felon
ˈfɛl ənfelon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactornoun

    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

  2. felon, whitlownoun

    a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail


  1. felonnoun

    A person convicted of a felony.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Felonadjective

    a person who has committed a felony

  2. Felonadjective

    a person guilty or capable of heinous crime

  3. Felonadjective

    a kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint

  4. Felonadjective

    characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal


  1. Felon

    Felon is a 2008 American drama film about a family man who ends up in state prison after he kills an intruder. The film was written and directed by Ric Roman Waugh, and stars Stephen Dorff, Val Kilmer and Harold Perrineau. The story is based on events that took place in the 1990s at the notorious California State Prison, Corcoran.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Felon

    fel′on, n. one guilty of felony: a convict: a wicked person: an inflamed sore.—adj. wicked or cruel.—adj. Felō′nious, wicked: depraved: done with the deliberate intention to commit crime.—adv. Felō′niously.—n. Felō′niousness, the quality of being felonious.—adj. Fel′onous (Spens.), felonious.—ns. Fel′onry, a body of felons; Fel′ony, (orig.) a crime punished by total forfeiture of lands, &c.: a grave crime, beyond a misdemeanour, as that punishable by penal servitude or death. [O. Fr.,—Low L. fellonem, fello, a traitor, prob. L. fel, gall.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of felon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of felon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of felon in a Sentence

  1. Dennis Riordan:

    I think the 10-1 vote indicates that it was a farce, the greatest impact is the damage it undid. We had a panel opinion that said if you're asked a question on page 78 and you digress before you answer it directly on page 81, you're a federal felon.

  2. Roger Stanton:

    What Mr. Dennis may have thought was a nickel and dime theft was, in the end, the equivalent of a major bank heist, now, he will be a convicted felon who must repay all the stolen money.

  3. Ed Gavin:

    Article 35 of the (New York) penal law permits you to use deadly physical force to stop a fleeing felon who is either charged with a felony or convicted of a felony, so the police officer was spot on.

  4. The FBI:

    The capture of this dangerous felon means our community is safer, because we believe Mason would have continued committing violent crimes while he was on the run, i thank each of the task force members for their hard work and commitment, as they worked day and night to get him behind bars.

  5. Mark Pope:

    Dangerous and illegal weapons are off the street, and a previously convicted felon has been arrested.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. occlusive
    • B. butch
    • C. adscripted
    • D. contiguous

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