A serious crime, usually gives the criminal more than one year in prison.
A man rapes a woman, gets charged with rape. Which gives him 3 years in prison. This is an example of a felony.
by MrDinkleberry November 07, 2005
one of the serious crimes such as murder,rape, arson, burgulary. crimes that are severly punished by the law.
murder is the main example
by ...Abigail... July 30, 2005