1. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime
Synonyms: criminal crook outlaw malefactor
Related terms: wrongdoer murderer thief kidnapper traitor racketeer gangster smuggler blackmailer bootlegger raper briber hood conspirator accessory probationer pusher fugitive recidivist scofflaw highbinder desperado mafioso violator billie_the_kid moll highjacker james arsonist macgregor outlaw
2. [ noun ] (medicine) a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
Synonyms: whitlow
Related terms: infection
Similar spelling:   felony