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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is guilty of doing something illegal. Also: having to do with an illegal act.

Usage examples (30)
  • Stealing from banks is criminal behavior.
  • A criminal waste of talent
  • #criminal raybeckerman @wtk1 @OTOOLEFAN We trust our laws to balance (a) punishment of criminal acts w (b) protection of US citizens rights.
  • But I've never really heard the term -- maybe you have -- I haven't heard the term criminal scene. for more
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