crime passionnel

/ (French krim pɑsjɔnɛl) /

noun plural crimes passionnels

a crime committed from passion, esp sexual passionAlso called: crime of passion

Nearby words

  1. crime,
  2. crime against humanity,
  3. crime against nature,
  4. crime and punishment,
  5. crime does not pay,
  6. crime sheet,
  7. crime-fighter,
  8. crimea,
  9. crimean,
  10. crimean astrophysical observatory

Word Origin for crime passionnel

from French

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