felon
fel·on /'fe-lən/ n [Anglo-French felon fel, literally, evildoer, from Old French, probably of Germanic origin]: one who has committed a felony

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

felon
I noun convict, criminal, culprit, delinquent, evildoer, guilty person, lawbreaker, malefactor, nefarius, 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 feionlam 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.
II index assailant, captive, convict, criminal, hoodlum, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, outlaw, prisoner

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


felon
n.
One who has committed a felony.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


felon
A person who has been convicted of a felony, which is a serious crime punishable by imprisonment or in for the most serious felonies, death.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


felon
n. An individual previously convicted of a felony.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


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

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


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

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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 also: felony

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • félon — félon …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • félon — félon, onne [ felɔ̃, ɔn ] adj. • 980; var. fel; lat. médiév. fellones; du frq. °fillo; cf. a. haut all. fillen « battre, flageller » ♦ Féod. Qui agit contre la foi due à son seigneur. Un vassal félon. ⇒ déloyal, hypocrite, traître. Un chevalier… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • félon — félon, onne (félon, lo n ) adj. 1°   Traître et rebelle ; il se disait d un vassal qui agissait contre la foi due à son seigneur. Un vassal félon. 2°   Par extension, traître et méchant. •   Faites marcher contre eux des Scythes, des Gelons, Et,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • felon — FELÓN, feloane, s.n. Pelerină scurtă pe care preotul o îmbracă (pe cap) peste celelalte veşminte, când oficiază slujba. – Din sl. felonŭ. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  felón s. n., pl. feloáne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • Felon — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Felon País …   Wikipedia Español

  • felon — FELON. adj. Rebelle, Traistre. Il se dit proprement du Vassal, lors qu il fait quelque chose contre la foy qu il doit à son Seigneur. Il est vieux. Il signifie aussi, Cruel, inhumain, barbare. Courage felon. regard felon. coeur felon. humeur… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Felon — Fel on, a. Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal. [1913 Webster] Vain shows of love to vail his felon hate. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felon — may refer to: * Someone who commits a felony * A purulent inflammation of the pulp of a finger * A slang term for Summer Mastitis in cows in the United Kingdon * Felon, Territoire de Belfort, a commune of the Franche Comté region, in France *… …   Wikipedia

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  • felon — fel‧on [ˈfelən] noun [countable] LAW someone who is guilty of a felony: • The aim of the bill was to stop the sale of firearms to convicted felons. * * * felon UK US /ˈfelən/ noun [C] US LAW ► someone who has committed a crime: »He wa …   Financial and business terms

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