Synonyms for Felon:

n.

Assassin, lynch mob, hired gun, hatchet man, serial killer, death squad, murderer, hit man, hit squad. Crimes. convict (noun)
prisoner, captive, culprit.
criminal (noun)
scofflaw, crook, evildoer.
culprit (noun)
criminal.
evildoer (noun)
villain, evildoer, murderer.
felon (noun)
offender, crook, lifer, convict, outlaw, whitlow, criminal, jailbird, lawbreaker, malefactor, delinquent.
miscreant (noun)
pickpocket.
offender (noun)
suspect.
perpetrator (noun)
offender.
prisoner (noun)
recidivist, defendant, loser, suspect, internee, convict, jailbird, prisoner, captive, lifer, scofflaw, offender.
rascal (noun)
swindler, Grafter.
thief (noun)
highwayman, evildoer, thug, delinquent, crook, outlaw, poacher, mugger, housebreaker, thief, swindler, Filcher, Grafter, cat burglar, pickpocket, lawbreaker, stealer, culprit, villain, lifter, larcener, hijacker, criminal, prowler, larcenist, burglar, pirate.

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Other relevant words:
Assassin, Crimes, whitlow, malefactor, murderer.

Usage examples for felon

  1. Upon this, Johann draws his knife from his girdle, and slipping behind the felon cuts the ropes binding him. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  2. The difference between me and the convicted felon lies merely in environment; in most respects I am worse situated than he. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  3. Foul felon host, the wrathful knight exclaims, 74 Foul wizard bird, no doubt in league with him! – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton