Origin of criminal
Synonyms for criminal
Antonyms for criminal
Examples from the Web for quasi-criminal
Historical Examples of quasi-criminal
And was not the same imperfect social system partly responsible for the quasi-criminal attitude which had been forced upon him?The Price
The Sigurimi was the shadowy, quasi-criminal state security apparatus.After the Rain
The members of the Council who had conducted the previous examinations were directed to sit as a quasi-criminal Court.Sir Walter Ralegh
Word Origin for criminal
early 15c., from Middle French criminel (11c.), from Latin criminalis "pertaining to crime," from crimen (genitive criminis); see crime. Preserves the Latin -n-. Criminal law (or criminal justice) distinguished from civil in English at least since late 15c.
1620s, from criminal (adj.).