[krim-uh-nl] /ˈkrɪm ə nl/
of the nature of or involving .
guilty of .
Law. of or relating to or its punishment:
a criminal proceeding.
It’s criminal to waste so much good food.
exorbitant; grossly overpriced:
They charge absolutely criminal prices.
a person guilty or convicted of a .
a person charged with and convicted of crime
a person who commits crimes for a living
of, involving, or guilty of crime
(prenominal) of or relating to crime or its punishment: criminal court, criminal lawyer
(informal) senseless or deplorable: a criminal waste of money
early 15c., from Middle French criminel (11c.), from Latin criminalis “pertaining to crime,” from crimen (genitive criminis); see crime. Preserves the Latin -n-. Criminal law (or criminal justice) distinguished from civil in English at least since late 15c.
1620s, from criminal (adj.).
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