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Felon

An individual who commits a crime of a serious nature, such as Burglary or murder. A person who commits a felony.

felon

n. a person who has been convicted of a felony, which is a crime punishable by death or a term in state or federal prison. (See: felony)

felon

noun convict, criminal, culprit, delinquent, guilty person, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, outlaw, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, sceleratus, scelestus, transgressor, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: convicted felon
Foreign phrases: Nullus dicitur felo principalis nisi actor, aut qui praesens est, abettans aut auxilians ad feloniam faciendam.No one is called a principal felon except the party actually committing the felony, or the person who is present, aiding and abetting in its commission.
See also: assailant, captive, convict, criminal, hoodlum, lawbreaker, malefactor, outlaw, prisoner

felon

a person who has committed a FELONY.
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