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black collar crime

noun

  • crime against a criminal who is in the act of breaking the law.
    How is he gonna call the police, that was a black collar crime.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Mar 09 2016. Submitted by M. Dollaz from Palatka, FL, USA on Aug 12 2011.

  • a crime specific to a group of people, usually in positions of authority, that can be related to them by their social status in their community.
    That Judge will never be found guilty of his black collar crime, he is too well connected.
    an action or omission committed by a religious or judicial figure that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.
    That Priest is guilty of child molestation, which is black collar crime.
    illegal activities involving or related to religion by religious figures.
    The church is guilty of black collar crime by transferring pedophiles around to hide the number of victims and perpetrators.
    a religious or judicial action or activity that, although not illegal, is considered by secular morality to be evil, shameful, or wrong.
    In an instance of black collar crime, that man was held in contempt of court for sneezing too loudly.
    Origin: A reference to the color of a collar upon a religious or judicial figure in traditional garb of some religions, including (most especially) Catholicism and Jewish Orthodoxy, as well as Judicial Legal figures such as Judges, Magistrates, or Justices.

    Last edited on Mar 09 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 09 2016.

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spoddy

adjective

  • To get smart with someone or in other words trying to be funny.

    Last edited on Mar 09 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 09 2016.

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