criminally criminally  /ˈkrɪ mə nə li/


  1. (adv) in a shameful manner
  2. (adv) in violation of the law; in a criminal manner


  1. Wilkerson turned herself in ten years later and is now serving a three-year sentence for criminally negligent homicide.
  2. If that makes All the Real Girls sound like a minimalist bore, then I've criminally undersold the film.
  3. They were not quite criminally lucky, but they weren't exactly paragons of ambition either.


  1. Accused Olney killer to be evaluated

    Rohan Goodlett was charged in two killings in 2011; he will plead not criminally responsible.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Gazette.Net: Man accused of murder in 2011 Olney slayings intends to plead insanity

    The man accused of shooting and killing two people in Olney in 2011 intends to plead not criminally responsible at his trial, his lawyer told Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Cheryl A. McCally Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

  3. Galveston county judge arrested again

    The Galveston County judge recently criminally indicted was arrested again today.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 26 Houston


  1. "He felt that he could not make that pronouncement without placing people at risk to be sued or perhaps even criminally prosecuted," said Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: Forbes

  2. Breyer said he could not agree with the Court's conclusion that "the Constitution permits the Government to prosecute the plaintiffs criminally for engaging in coordinated teaching and advocacy furthering the designated organizations' lawful...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Stephen Breyer Source: FOXNews (blog)

  3. "After completing a thorough review of the on-ice incident," Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said in a statement, "my office has declined to criminally charge New York Islander Chris Simon."
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: Kathleen Rice Source:

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