Jailbird in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Jailbird

a current or former convicted offender

Examples of Jailbird in a sentence

After going to prison for selling drugs several times, the repeat offender earned a reputation as a jailbird.  🔊

All people should have the opportunity to reform themselves but a jailbird may have trouble finding a job due to his past criminal record.  🔊

Otis Campbell was known as a town jailbird because he was always drunk and getting thrown in jail by the local sheriff.  🔊

“Everyone knows that this jailbird will rob you blind since he was just released from the county lock-up,” the neighbor pointed to the man across the street.  🔊

The jailbird seemed to enjoy being incarcerated better than being in the free world since he couldn’t manage to keep himself out of lockup.  🔊

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