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Synonyms of criminal in English:


  • 1 a convicted criminal
    thief, burglar, robber, armed robber, gunman, gangster, terrorist
    informal crook, con, jailbird, hood, yardbird, perp
    Law  malfeasant
  • adjective

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  • 1 criminal conduct
    unlawful, illegal, illicit, lawless, felonious, delinquent, fraudulent, actionable, culpable;
    informal crooked
    Law  malfeasant
    [Antonyms] lawful
  • 2 informal a criminal waste of taxpayers' money
    deplorable, shameful, reprehensible, disgraceful, inexcusable, unforgivable, unconscionable, unpardonable, outrageous, monstrous, shocking, scandalous, wicked
    [Antonyms] commendable
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