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Dictionary entry overview: What does crime wave mean?
• CRIME WAVE (noun)
The noun CRIME WAVE has 1 sense:
1. a sudden rise in the crime rate
Familiarity information: CRIME WAVE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||crime wave [BACK TO TOP]|
A sudden rise in the crime rate
Nouns denoting natural events
Hypernyms ("crime wave" is a kind of...):
rise (a growth in strength or number or importance)
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