life of crime

Definition of life of crime

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

  1. : of or relating to animate being

  2. : lifelong

  3. : using a living model

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

  2. : a grave offense especially against morality

  3. : criminal activity


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