HyperDic: fugitive_from_justice

English > 1 sense of the expression fugitive from justice:
NOUNperson fugitive from justice, fugitivesomeone who is sought by law officers
English > fugitive from justice: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice.
NarrowerabsconderA fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution
escapeesomeone who escapes
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

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