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  1. Law. called or brought before a court to answer to an indictment: The case against all the arraigned men was dismissed after a jury ruled there was no proof of their involvement in the robbery.

  2. accused or criticized; censured: In an earlier movie, the same actor gave a much arraigned performance as an aspiring folk musician.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of arraign.

Origin of arraigned

First recorded in 1580–90; arraign + -ed2 for the adjective senses; arraign + -ed1 for the verb sense

Other words from arraigned

  • un·ar·raigned, adjective

Words Nearby arraigned Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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