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n. - One who has been convicted of an offense less serious than a felony.

Usage examples (15)
  • That venerable political firebrand had been adjudged guilty of contempt of court and had been sentenced to seven days 'imprisonment as a first-class misdemeanant.
  • An analysis of good time allowances in Connecticut correctional facilities and the effects on misdemeanant and felon sentences (Research report of the Connecticut...
  • He was probably treated as a first time misdemeanant on the first violation.
  • He was, I understand, at one time a firstclass misdemeanant in Glencree reformatory. for more
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