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Meaning of FAULTY

Pronunciation:  'foltee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  characterized by errors; "he submitted a faulty report"
  2. [adj]  having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective"

FAULTY is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: defective, imperfect, inaccurate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fault"y\, a.
1. Containing faults, blemishes, or defects; imperfect; not
   fit for the use intended.

         Created once So goodly and erect, though faulty
         since.                                --Milton.

2. Guilty of a fault, or of faults; hence, blamable; worthy
   of censure. --Shak.

         The king doth speak . . . as one which is faulty.
                                               --2 Sam. xiv.

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