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1. criminal

noun. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime.

Synonyms

  • jail bird
  • scofflaw
  • hoodlum
  • murderer
  • smuggler
  • blackmailer
  • kidnaper
  • thug
  • moon curser
  • desperate criminal
  • pusher
  • felon
  • moll
  • recidivist
  • treasonist
  • punk
  • toughie
  • snatcher
  • manslayer
  • contrabandist
  • mafioso
  • kidnapper
  • gangster's moll
  • incendiary
  • jailbird
  • extortionist
  • lawbreaker
  • desperado
  • parolee
  • outlaw
  • suborner
  • raper
  • liquidator
  • highbinder
  • arsonist
  • crook
  • highjacker
  • plotter
  • abductor
  • drug peddler
  • racketeer
  • extortioner
  • briber
  • fugitive
  • hijacker
  • moonshiner
  • violator
  • accessory
  • firebug
  • rapist
  • peddler
  • fugitive from justice
  • traitor
  • stealer
  • drug dealer
  • accessary
  • malefactor
  • thief
  • habitual criminal
  • runner
  • gun moll
  • drug trafficker
  • repeater
  • probationer
  • tough
  • hood
  • law offender
  • strong-armer
  • machinator
  • gangster
  • mobster
  • bootlegger
  • goon
  • conspirator
  • moon-curser
  • coconspirator
  • principal

Antonyms

  • allow
  • lawful
  • straight line
  • straighten

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Words that Rhyme with Criminal

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  • additional
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  • anal
  • annal
  • arnal
  • atonal
  • attitudinal
  • autumnal
  • cantonal
  • compositional
  • conditional
  • congressional
  • constitutional
  • conventional

How do you spell criminal? Is it crimnal ?

A common misspelling of criminal is crimnal

Example sentences of the word criminal


1. Adjective
This DUI case is heard in criminal court before a judge.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They check out your references, verify your employment and sometimes do a criminal background check.

Quotes containing the word criminal


1. A traitor is a betrayer - one who practices injury, while professing friendship. Benedict Arnold was a traitor, solely because, while professing friendship for the American cause, he attempted to injure it. An open enemy, however criminal in other respects, is no traitor.
- Lysander Spooner

2. A genius. A criminal mastermind. A millionaire. And he is only twelve years old.
- Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

3. The problem is, or rather one of the problems, for there are many, a sizeable proportion of which are continually clogging up the civil, commercial, and criminal courts in all areas of the Galaxy, and especially, where possible, the more corrupt ones, this.The previous sentence makes sense. That is not the problem.This is:Change.Read it through again and you'll get it.
- Douglas Adams, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

2. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] guilty of crime or serious offense.

Antonyms

  • liberator

3. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.

Synonyms

  • deplorable
  • vicious
  • condemnable
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • noncombustible
  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • permit

4. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] involving or being or having the nature of a crime.

Synonyms

  • illegal

Antonyms

  • superior
  • unprovocative
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