Convict is that person who commits crime and get caught. Once convicted he has to serve the sentence, the crime could be ranging from rape, murder, burglary or theft to cheating, fraud or an scam. Some people are proud to be convicts and other are ashamed. Some people become convicts due to circumsatnces and some by choice.
Chinaman: I have heard Australian were brought as convicts to this kangaroo land from UK.
Shopkeeper: True Chinaman, just like you have arrived here to work as chef and kitchenhand.
Chinaman: But there is difference in being a convict and a chef isn't it.
Shopkeeper: What difference they both have some skills and knowledge to contribute to the country isn't it!
by Rocky1 August 2, 2006
you all live in a convict colony, a convict colony, a convict colony...
by John Bull April 20, 2006
noun: A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison, a person who has been convicted of a criminal offence.
Sreet slag for a "thug" or man out of incarseration, trying to survive freedom.
"The man was convicted of assualt and sentenced"

"Hey convict, hows the 9 to 5 going?, better than the joint.
by Adam DeLoe November 4, 2005
Yo man, convict is bangin those black and orange flags 'round here. We better stay away.
by None June 15, 2006
I was out for a beer the other day, and met a couple of convicts, but when they mentioned they were mates, I knew I was done.
by Sayshu April 22, 2006
hella convinced; persuaded against your will
I was convicted that the man was righteous, but then the fuckin brother arrested me.
by Ole, Sr. May 7, 2008