3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Felon \Fel"on\, noun [OE., adjective, cruel, noun, villain, ruffian, traitor, whitlow, F. f['e]lon traitor, in OF. also, villain, fr. LL. felo. See Fell, adjective]

1. (Law) A person who has committed a felony.

2. A person guilty or capable of heinous crime.

3. (Med.) A kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint.

Syn: Criminal; convict; malefactor; culprit.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Felon \Fel"on\, adjective Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.

Vain shows of love to vail his felon hate. --Pope.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime [syn: {criminal}, {felon}, {crook}, {outlaw}, {malefactor}]

2: a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail [syn: {felon}, {whitlow}]

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