What does the word criminal mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who has committed a crime.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Criminally.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Relating to, or guilty of crime.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Marietta Holley
  3. Of what criminal, Padre? – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal