noun. a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly.
- jail bird
- straight line
- bird (English)
- brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
- jail (English)
- gaiole (Middle English (1100-1500))
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.