felon felon  /ˈfɛ lən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
  2. (n) a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The feelings of a felon don't matter much in Mississippi, at least when it comes to voting, and that's unfortunate.

News

  1. Felon's carjacking spree in Foley, Minneapolis ends in St. Paul crash

    A violent felon went on a knife-wielding carjacking spree that started Wednesday at a grocery store in Foley, Minn., picked up Thursday in Minneapolis and ended in a six-car crash in St. Paul.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 9 News Twin Cities

  2. Police: Wanted felon goes on knife-wielding carjacking spree, arrested in St. Paul

    A violent felon recently released from prison but still under state supervision went on a knife-wielding carjacking spree that began in a central Minnesota grocery store, terrorized victims in Minneapolis and ended in a multivehicle crash in St. Paul.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Felon faces gun, drugs charges

    Greenville police arrested a felon for possessing a firearm that he concealed and drug paraphernalia early Monday morning. Police arrested Eric Demon Wooten, 38, in the roadway near Line Avenue and North Village Drive at 2:04 a.m.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

Quotes

  1. "Mr. Black is going to jail as a convicted felon, convicted of fraud. So we proved the case," Fitzgerald said. "The bottom line is Mr. Black will do 6½ years in jail. That's a serious amount of time."
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Patrick Fitzgerald Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "I said, you know, you can accuse me of a lot of things, but hating a group of people or being a felon is beyond the pale," Cornwell said.
    on May 23, 2007 By: Patricia Cornwell Source: NEWS.com.au

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