Translation of "criminal" - English-Japanese dictionary

criminal

noun uk /ˈkrɪm·ɪ·nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm·ə·nəl/

B1 someone who has committed a crime

犯罪人
adjective uk /ˈkrɪm·ɪ·nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm·ə·nəl/

relating to crime

犯罪の
criminal activity
He has a criminal record (= the police have an official record of his crimes).

informal very bad or morally wrong

嘆かわしい
It’s criminal that people are having to wait so long for hospital treatment.
criminally adverb /ˈkrɪm·ɪ·nəl·i/ /ˈkrɪm·ə·nəl·i/

罪を犯して, 犯罪的に

(Translation of “criminal” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)