Recidivist Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Recidivist, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Recidivist?

(n) Recidvist is the person who repeats same sort of criminal activities even after he is punished for such criminal activities previously. Recidivist gets severe punishment because he is resorting to such activity with full knowledge of its repercussion