felonnoun [ C ]uk /ˈfel.ən/ us /ˈfel.ən/ specialized
Examples from literature
- A felon who brought two buyers or receivers to justice was to be pardoned.
- He felt that he was branded as a felon.
- I didn't relish being conveyed from place to place, like a felon changing prisons, at somebody else's expense.
- If one is caught again begging, he shall be deemed a felon.
- You will honor, she questioned, bitterly, "the daughter of a felon?"