life of crime

Definition of life of crime

  1. :  habitual breaking of the law He turned to a life of crime as a teenager.

Word by Word Definitions

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

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


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