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1. jailbird

noun. a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly.

Synonyms

  • jail bird
  • malefactor
  • felon
  • criminal
  • crook
  • outlaw

Antonyms

  • legal
  • innocent
  • straight line
  • straighten

Etymology

  • bird (English)
  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • jail (English)
  • gaiole (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word jailbird


1. Noun, singular or mass
For a twist, people can also donate a certain amount to keep the jailbird locked up.

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