Misdemeanant



[mis-di-mee-nuh nt] /ˌmɪs dɪˈmi nənt/

noun
1.
a person who is guilty of misbehavior.
2.
Law. a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor.
/ˌmɪsdɪˈmiːnənt/
noun
1.
(criminal law) (formerly) a person who has committed or been convicted of a misdemeanour Compare felon1

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