Translation of "criminal" - English-Portuguese dictionary


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

B1 someone who has committed a crime

criminoso, -a
adjective uk /ˈkrɪm·ɪ·nəl/ us /ˈkrɪm·ə·nəl/

relating to crime

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

informal very bad or morally wrong

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


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