English version

outlaw in Law topic

outlawoutlaw2 noun [countable]  SCLSCCsomeone who has done something illegal, and who is hiding in order to avoid punishment – used especially about criminals in the past
Examples from the Corpus
outlawBut they have fewer qualms about accepting outlaws, who have frequently found solace within the ancient hilltop walls.It is an outlaw culture trying to play golf at Burning Tree.Tall, trim and square of jaw, he looks more like a lawman than an outlaw.She told me what she was looking for in the genealogy some kind of outlaw, I think.Strangely, there is both the outlaw and the patriot in this formidable cricketer.The armed and thirsty outlaws were rising from their seats and moving towards her with jangling spurs and cap guns.