Definitions

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  • adv. In a criminal manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In violation of law; wickedly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a criminal manner or spirit; with violation of public law; with reference to criminal law.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a shameful manner
  • adv. in violation of the law; in a criminal manner

Etymologies

criminal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A one term criminally complicit Presidency is not better than a one term Truth and Justice must prevail Presidency.

    Firedoglake

  • In 2005, Cunningham was convicted by a federal jury of two counts of conducting monetary transactions over $10,000 in criminally derived property, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1957 and 2, and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1956 and 2.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Extending Probation Sentence Without Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?

  • And there are even a couple of European cities that remain criminally underrated.

    10 Cities To Visit In 2011

  • Therefore, in my opinion, pretending that they do work is ridiculous and, given the lives at stake here, I do not think the phrase criminally negligent is out of place, at very least in spirit.

    Screwing Africa Without a Condom

  • I have prevented the giving of a play at the Odeon called Robin des Bois (Robin Hood), because it is a nickname criminally given by the people to him whom they accuse of hunting too often, an accusation very unjust in the eyes of those who know that never did a prince work more than he to whom allusion is made.

    The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X

  • I didn’t know who Snooki was until I clicked the link but I did find her name criminally annoying.

    headline of the day | clusterflock

  • He's described as a criminally insane mental patient who escaped Thursday while on a field trip.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2009

  • There are serious questions of why the man described as criminally insane was let out of a state mental hospital and allowed on a field trip to a county fair.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2009

  • Also, I'm somewhat disappointed that after several articles on how we've teated American Indians [criminally, that is] there have been only two comments posted, one on Assimilation, not Elimination the other on Homeland Security-Part 3or 4.

    Iraq and Wounded Knee-- Over 130 Years of US Criminal Behavior and Erosion of Democracy

  • In what every speaker described as a criminally motivated incident, Ganekana related how the clique used to force residents to pay questionable fees under various guises.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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