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flagrante delicto

 
pronunciation:
fl graen ti d lIk to
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: (Latin) while the crime is blazing; while the crime is going on; red-handed.
The police caught them in the jewelry store flagrante delicto.
definition 2: while engaging in sexual activity.
Her husband came home and caught them flagrante delicto.