Misdemeanant Mis`de*mean"ant, n. One guilty of a misdemeanor. --Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster]

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  • misdemeanant — mis·de·mean·ant /ˌmis di mē nənt/ n: one who commits a misdemeanor Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. misdemeanant …   Law dictionary

  • misdemeanant — [mis΄də mēn′ənt] n. 1. a person who has misbehaved 2. Law a person guilty or convicted of a misdemeanor …   English World dictionary

  • misdemeanant — noun Date: 1819 a person convicted of a misdemeanor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misdemeanant — /mis di mee neuhnt/, n. 1. a person who is guilty of misbehavior. 2. Law. a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor. [1810 20; MISDEMEAN + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • misdemeanant — noun One who commits misdemeanors …   Wiktionary

  • misdemeanant — mɪsdɪ mɪːnÉ™nt n. one who breaks the law; one who behaves improperly, one who acts wildly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misdemeanant — mis·de·mean·ant …   English syllables

  • misdemeanant — mis•de•mean•ant [[t]ˌmɪs dɪˈmi nənt[/t]] n. law a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • misdemeanant —   n. person guilty of misdemeanour …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • misdemeanant — /misdamiynant/ A person guilty of a misdemeanor; one sentenced to punishment upon conviction of a misdemeanor …   Black's law dictionary

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