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.
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(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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Such close contact, even though it was not overtly aggressive, was enough to give him a rap sheet.
Just 19 years old, the Rolling '40s Crips member already had a rap sheet that included arrests for carrying a concealed weapon, robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.