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Definition of in flagrante adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

in flagrante

adverb
/ˌɪn fləˈɡrɑnti/ in flagrante pronunciation American
(also in flagrante delicto
/ˌɪn fləˌɡrɑnti dəˈlɪktoʊ/ in flagrante delicto pronunciation American
)
(from Latin, literary or humorous)
 
if someone is found or caught in flagrante, they are discovered doing something that they should not be doing, especially having sex