Definition of jailbird noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jailbird

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒeɪlbɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒeɪlbɜːrd//
 
(old-fashioned, informal) Prison
 
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a person who has spent a lot of time in prison See related entries: Prison
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