Definition of history-sheeter in English:



  • A person with a criminal record.

    ‘a defendant with a rotten record: a history-sheeter, a bad egg’
    • ‘He is a history-sheeter and he should be sent behind bars.’
    • ‘And everyone has history-sheeters, that unique phrase coined in India simply because the world never felt the need for it.’
    • ‘Pictures of most of the history-sheeters are stored in these computers.’
    • ‘The commissioner said Bharat was a history-sheeter who served a one-year sentence in Tihar jail.’