crime doesn't pay

Definition of crime doesn't pay

  1. —used to say there is more trouble than benefit from committing a crime

Word by Word Definitions

crimeplay
  1. :  an illegal act for which someone can be punished by the government

    :  a gross violation of law

    :  a grave offense especially against morality

doesn'tplay
  1. :  does not

  1. :  to make due return to for services rendered or property delivered

    :  to engage for money :  hire

    :  to give in return for goods or service

  1. :  something paid for a purpose and especially as a salary or wage :  remuneration

    :  the act or fact of paying or being paid

    :  the status of being paid by an employer :  employ

  1. :  containing or leading to something precious or valuable

    :  equipped with a coin slot for receiving a fee for use

    :  requiring payment

  1. :  to coat with a waterproof composition


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