criminous

adjective
crim·​i·​nous | \ ˈkri-mə-nəs How to pronounce criminous (audio) \

Definition of criminous

First Known Use of criminous

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for criminous

Middle English crymynose, crymynous "reproachful, guilty of crime," borrowed from Anglo-French *criminous (as noun "guilty person"), borrowed from Latin crīminōsus "accusatory, shameful, constituting a criminal offense," from crīmin-, crīmen "accusation, crime" + -ōsus -ose entry 1

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