jailbird

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jail·bird

 (jāl′bûrd′)
n. Informal
A prisoner or an ex-convict.

jailbird

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbɜːd) or

gaolbird

n
a person who is or has been confined to jail, esp repeatedly; convict

jail•bird

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbɜrd)

n.
a person confined in jail.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jailbird - a criminal who has been jailed repeatedly
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

jailbird

gaolbird
noun prisoner, convict, con (slang), lag (slang), trusty, felon, malefactor, ticket-of-leave man (Historical) He's rubbed shoulders with judges and jailbirds.
Translations
kriminálník
vaneforbryder
börtöntöltelék
fangi, tugthúslimur
kriminálnik
hapishane gediklisi/kuşu

jailbird

[ˈdʒeɪlbɜːd] Npresidiario/a m/f reincidente, preso/a m/f reincidente

jailbird

[ˈdʒeɪlbɜːrd] ntaulard(e) m/f
a one-time jailbird → un ancien taulard

jailbird

gaolbird (Brit) [ˈdʒeɪlˌbɜːd] n (fam) (old) → avanzo di galera

jail,

gaol

(dʒeil) noun
(a) prison. You ought to be sent to jail for doing that.
verb
to put in prison. He was jailed for two years.
ˈjailer, ˈjailor, ˈgaoler noun
a person who has charge of a jail or of prisoners. The jailer was knocked unconscious in the riot.
ˈjailbird, ˈgaolbird noun
a person who is or has often been in jail.

to put a criminal in jail or gaol (not goal).