felonious


fe·lo·ni·ous

adjective \fə-ˈlō-nē-əs\

Definition of FELONIOUS

1
archaic :  very evil :  villainous
2
:  of, relating to, or having the nature of a felony <felonious assault>
fe·lo·ni·ous·ly adverb
fe·lo·ni·ous·ness noun

Examples of FELONIOUS

  1. <the commission found that while the senator's actions were ethically questionable, they were not felonious>

First Known Use of FELONIOUS

1567

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