criminaloid

noun
crim·​i·​nal·​oid | \ -mənᵊlˌȯid, -mnəˌlȯid \
plural -s

Definition of criminaloid

: a person with some criminal characteristics : an occasional criminal

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First Known Use of criminaloid

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for criminaloid

criminal entry 2 + -oid

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The first known use of criminaloid was in 1890

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criminalness

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“Criminaloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/criminaloid. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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