Definition of crime-ridden in English:

crime-ridden

Syllabification: crime-rid·den

adjective

  • (Of a place) having a high incidence of criminal activity: a crime-ridden neighborhood
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    • It was a dirty and crime ridden city.
    • Are you one of those who choose to stay home on weekends fearful of going out onto our crime ridden streets?
    • People thought it was a crime-ridden place, but nothing could have been further from the truth.

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