Complete Definition of "felonious"

English

Adjective
felonious

  1. Having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious; villainous; traitorous; perfidious; being, relating to, or concerning felony

#:O thievish Night, Why should'st thou, but for some felonious end, In thy dark lantern thus close up the stars? - w:John Milton

  1. law done with intent to commit a crime; as, felonious homicide.

Derived terms
feloniously adverb
feloniousness noun

References
Webster 1913

Category:Criminal law

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