modus operandi definition

  • noun:
    • a technique of operating or working.
    • A person's method of working.
    • you or thing's regular mode of procedure.
    • A known criminal's founded habits and mode of work when committing particular offences, specifically fraud, matched with attributes of an unsolved criminal activity to slim down (limitation to a certain listing) or account suspects.
    • an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
  • others:
    • manner of running. Often abbreviated to MO

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