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synonyms for jailbird

  • blackmailer
  • crook
  • culprit
  • delinquent
  • felon
  • fugitive
  • gangster
  • hoodlum
  • hooligan
  • mobster
  • offender
  • racketeer
  • scofflaw
  • con
  • convict
  • hood
  • malefactor
  • outlaw
  • black marketeer
  • ruffian
  • villain
  • hoodlum
  • felon
  • thug
  • varlet
  • delinquent
  • culprit
  • rascal
  • wretch
  • wrongdoer
  • convict
  • scoundrel
  • evildoer
  • outcast
  • rogue
  • prisoner
  • outlaw
  • rowdy
  • scamp
  • lawbreaker
  • con
  • bad egg
  • black sheep
  • rapscallion
  • hellhound
  • transgressor
  • sinner
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antonyms for jailbird

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          How to use jailbird in a sentence

          There may have been some old jailbird called a King in the time of our grandmothers; but he belongs to history if not to fable.
          THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
          Second, and a heap more important, because the jailbird had threatened Miss Beulah.
          THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
          It is not mysterious, it is not even odd, that a jailbird should take his gun to Pilgrim's Pond.
          THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
          He had forgotten all about it in the excitement of being a jailbird, and I went and reminded him.
          JILL THE RECKLESSP. G. (PELHAM GRENVILLE) WODEHOUSE
          The old man--hes the one we saw with those two suspicious jailbird-looking fellows down the line yesterday.
          RALPH, THE TRAIN DISPATCHERALLEN CHAPMAN
          The former teacher and jailbird wore the same dictatorial look as of yore.
          THE ROVER BOYS DOWN EASTARTHUR M. WINFIELD
          Then, after the jailbird had flown, he said that he would not send word at all.
          BETTY LEE, SENIORHARRIET PYNE GROVE
          Poor devil, hes got all the marks of the jailbird about him.
          DROLL STORIES OF ISTHMIAN LIFEEVELYN SAXTON
          The fellers say that hes been a jailbird, an they dont want him in the house.
          DROLL STORIES OF ISTHMIAN LIFEEVELYN SAXTON
          Neither had he become a jailbird in seeking to serve his own ends.
          RICH MAN, POOR MANMAXIMILIAN FOSTER
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          WORDS RELATED TO JAILBIRD

          • captive
          • con
          • culprit
          • felon
          • jailbird
          • long-termer
          • loser
          • malefactor
          • prisoner
          • repeater
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