Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Legal Dictionary Home

Felonious
1) Refers to an act done with criminal intent. The term is used to distinguish between a wrong that was not malicious and an intentional crime, as in "felonious assault," which is an attack meant to do real harm. 2) Relating to a felony.
LA-NOLO3:CM1.2.1.1.20150623.32264+