misdemeanant

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noun mis·de·mean·ant \-di-ˈmē-nənt\

Definition of misdemeanant

  1. :  a person convicted of a misdemeanor

1819

First Known Use of misdemeanant

1819


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misdemeanant

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noun mis·de·mean·ant \ˌmis-di-ˈmē-nənt\

Legal Definition of misdemeanant

  1. :  one who commits a misdemeanor


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