Definitions

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  • adj. criminal; wicked; illegal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Criminal; wicked; contrary to law, right, or dury.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Criminal; wicked; contrary to law or right.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The biggest reason why David Pepper won't do nothing about the crimes on U.C. campus is because Cincinnati City Councilmember John Cranley teaches law at U.C., therefore, Pepper is leaving it up to Cranley to clean up crimeful Clifton!

    Rapes, assaults, robberies reported near UC

  • At those devotional gatherings there was a simple petition offered to the Giver of all good that He should guard them during the night from the crimeful visitations of wicked men who coveted that which did not belong to them, and who did not shrink from murder in order to get it.

    The Shellback's Progress In the Nineteenth Century

  • Plymouth to serve a writ of Habeas Corpus to claim the Emperor's person, and the pity is that an honoured name should have been associated with a mission so crimeful and an occasion so full of illimitable consequences to England's boasted generosity.

    The Tragedy of St. Helena

  • What is the purpose of all this crimeful frenzy, this berserker rampage?

    Chris Floyd - Empire Burlesque

  • And this was equally true of, say, Nazi Germany or Stalin's Soviet Union, and other regimes imbued with a crimeful essence.

    Welcome to Chris Floyd's Empire Burlesque

  • In short, an open and careful eye made Owse Gandolo the great success he was, and when the Demi-Monarch sought amongst his government for an official to clean up crimeful Tapper Town, Gandolo was the first name on every adviser’s lips.

    GANDOLO OF THE WATCHFUL EYE • by Bill Ward

  • a source of infinite danger, and for that barbaric reason his health was allowed to be slowly and surely undermined until death took him from the restraining influences and crimeful policy of the Courts of

    The Tragedy of St. Helena

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