Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun felon

2 senses of felon

Sense 1
criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor -- (someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime)
       => principal -- ((criminal law) any person involved in a criminal offense, regardless of whether the person profits from such involvement)

Sense 2
felon, whitlow -- (a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail)
       => infection -- (the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms)

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