adjective. ['fɛˈloʊniːəs'] involving or being or having the nature of a crime.
- -ous (English)
- felony (English)
- felonie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Felonious
Example sentences of the word felonious
Present a character that is incongruous with a felonious past.
Quotes containing the word felonious
1. HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There arefour kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, andpraiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slainwhether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is foradvantage of the lawyers.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary