- Old Poet. wicked; base
- Law of, like, or constituting a felony
Origin of feloniousaltered (after felony) from Middle English felonous from Old French feloneus
- Law Having the nature of, relating to, or concerning a felony: felonious intent.
- Archaic Evil; wicked.
(comparative more felonious, superlative most felonious)
- Of, relating to, being, or having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious; villainous; traitorous; perfidious.
- (law) Done with intent to commit a crime.
- felonious homicide
From felony + -ous.
felonious - Legal Definition
Pertaining to, involving, or of the nature of a felony.