in flagrante
adverb Date: 1612 in flagrante delicto

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in flagrante — (delicto) humorous if someone is discovered in flagrante delicto, they are discovered doing something wrong, especially having sex with someone who is not their husband or wife. She came home to catch her husband in flagrante delicto with the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • in flagrante — in flagrante delicto /in flə granˈti (di likˈtō) or flä granˈte (dā likˈtō)/ same as ↑flagrante delicto …   Useful english dictionary

  • in flagrante — in fla|gran|te [ˌın fləˈgrænteı, ti] adv formal during the act of having sex, especially with someone else s husband or wife sometimes used humorously ▪ They were caught in flagrante by Donna s husband …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • in flagrante —    in blazing crime ; in the act of committing a crime or offence; in the act of having illicit sexual intercourse …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • In flagrante — …   Википедия

  • in flagrante — at the time of the act, at the time when the crime was committed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in flagrante delicto — adv: flagrante delicto Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. in flagrante delicto …   Law dictionary

  • In flagrante delicto — (Latin: in the blazing [progressing] offence [misdeed] ) or sometimes simply in flagrante (Latin: while blazing [during] ) is a legal term used to indicate that a criminal has been caught in the act of committing an offence (compare corpus… …   Wikipedia

  • in flagrante delicto — in flagrante (delicto) humorous if someone is discovered in flagrante delicto, they are discovered doing something wrong, especially having sex with someone who is not their husband or wife. She came home to catch her husband in flagrante delicto …   New idioms dictionary

  • in flagrante delicto —    in the act of extramarital copulation    Legal jargon, often shortened to in flagrante.    The French form, en flagrant délit, is rare:     An SA man... had once caught a Jewish cattle dealer and a younger Aryan girl in flagrante delicto… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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