Criminal and prohibition

felon
(n)
FELL-ǝn
Meaning

person convicted of a grave crime

1st Sample Sentence

As a felon, he was confined to a maximum security prison that housed some of the nation's most notorious murderers and gangsters.

Root

fello fellonem (evil-doer) (Latin)

Synonyms

felon, malefactor

Mnemonics

Felon ~ fulon devi who was a notorious bandit and involved in many crimes. felon = criminal felon - fell + on - the criminal stabbed a person with a sharp knife and the victim fell on the floor. fellow+no - he can't be my fellow because he is felon. felon->melon->watermelon-> red-> blood->crime

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