jailbirdjailbird | meaning of jailbird in Collins Dictionariesjailbird meaning, definition, what is jailbird: a person who is or has been confined to jail, esp repeatedly; convict: Learn more.a person who is or has been confined to jail, esp repeatedly; convictWhat does jailbird mean and how do you use jailbird in a sentence?[URL]/jailbird
nouna person who is or has been confined to jail, esp repeatedly; convict
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countable nounIf you refer to someone as a jailbird, you mean that they are in prison, or have been in prison. [informal, old-fashioned]
Example sentences containing 'jailbird'
cumber: As it happens, MsHazlitt, my daughter is not a jailbird.Fay Weldon NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIESAnd Margaret Roding, rough cleaner and mother of at least one jailbird ?Meek, M R D IN REMEMBRANCE OF ROSEThey weren't exactlygonna make a special outing to pick up a jailbird.Gregg Andrew Hurwitz MINUTES TO BURN