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felonious

Definition of felonious

Adjective

felonious (comparative more felonious, superlative most felonious)

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

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

  2. (law) done with intent to commit a crime; as, felonious homicide.

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