rap sheet

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rap sheet

A list of a person's criminal history. The suspect had a rap sheet a mile long due to his numerous run-ins with the police.
See also: rap, sheet

(rap) sheet

n. a criminal record listing all recorded criminal charges. (see also rap.) The sergeant asked if there was a sheet on the prisoner.
See also: rap, sheet
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Since joining City, Balotelli has compiled a rap-sheet longer than Shaun Wright-Phillips, and his latest misdemeanour came in LA on Sunday.
Balotelli, roughly three times more likely to appear on a rap-sheet than a scoresheet, is 4-1 with Hills to be suspended by City this season and 11-4 to be shown at least two red cards.