Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech:

Relating to, or guilty of crime.

Part of speech: noun

One who has committed a crime.

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Usage examples "criminal":

  1. " None, my Edwin," replied he; " the affections are never criminal but when by their excess they blind us to other duties. - "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
  2. By your criminal indifference and neglect, you encourage the evil power that rules and ruins. - "Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife", Marietta Holley.
  3. Of what criminal, Padre? - "The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere", José Rizal.