in flagrante delicto

adverb in flagrante de·lic·to \ ˌin-flə-ˈgrän-tē-di-ˈlik-(ˌ)tō , -ˈgran- \

Definition of in flagrante delicto

1 : in the very act of committing a misdeed : red-handed
2 : in the midst of sexual activity

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Origin and Etymology of in flagrante delicto

Medieval Latin, literally, while the crime is blazing


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