accessory after the fact - definitions and synonyms

accessory after the fact noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony

Usage Examples:

  • Britain has been rolling out the shot among all age groups after the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) was the first regulator to approve it in December.
  • Immediately after the film gained notoriety, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published cartoons caricaturing the Muslim prophet.
  • In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old man was attacked and dismembered by a Leopard after he went to answer nature’s call.
  • They taught him how to dismember and remove the bone from animals after slaughtering them.