in flagrante delicto

in flagrante delicto
   (flah-GRAHN-teh deh-LIKtoh, ihn flah-GRAHN-teh deh-LIK-toh) [Latin] In the very act of committing a crime or offense.
   after (her) husband and for- mer bodyguard was photographed in flagrante delicto at a Riviera villa —Time, January 20, 1997.

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  • flagrante delicto — fla·gran·te de·lic·to /flə grän tē də lik tō, gran ; flä grän tā dā lēk tō/ adv or adj [Medieval Latin, literally, while the crime is blazing]: in the very act of committing a misdeed was caught flagrante delicto; also: in the midst of sexual… …   Law dictionary

  • flagrante delicto — n. see IN FLAGRANTE DELICTO …   English World dictionary

  • flagrante delicto — лат. (флагрантэ дэликто) см. en flagrant dйlit. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • flagrante delicto — flə|grantēdə̇ˈlik(ˌ)tō, flā| adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin, literally, while the crime is blazing : in the very act of committing a misdeed caught the thief flagrante delicto sometimes used substantively * * * /fleuh gran tee di lik toh/, Law …   Useful english dictionary

  • flagrante delicto — adverb Date: 1826 in flagrante delicto …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flagrante delicto — fla|gran|te de|lic|to see IN FLAGRANTE DELICTO …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flagrante delicto —    (flah GRAHN teh deh LIKtoh, ihn flah GRAHN teh deh LIK toh) [Latin] In the very act of committing a crime or offense.    after (her) husband and for mer bodyguard was photographed in flagrante delicto at a Riviera villa Time, January 20, 1997 …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • flagrante delicto — UK / US See: in flagrante delicto …   English dictionary

  • flagrante delicto — /fləˌgrænti dəˈlɪktoʊ/ (say fluh.grantee duh liktoh) adverb Law in the very act: to be caught flagrante delicto. {Latin: the transgression blazing} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • in flagrante delicto — adv: flagrante delicto Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. in flagrante delicto …   Law dictionary

  • in flagrante delicto — in flagrante (delicto) humorous if someone is discovered in flagrante delicto, they are discovered doing something wrong, especially having sex with someone who is not their husband or wife. She came home to catch her husband in flagrante delicto …   New idioms dictionary

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