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Meaning of FRAUDULENT

Pronunciation:  'frojulunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
 

FRAUDULENT is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: deceitful, dishonest, dishonorable, fallacious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fraud"u*lent\, a. [L. fraudulentus, fr. fraus,
fraudis, frand: cf. F. fraudulent.]
1. Using fraud; trickly; deceitful; dishonest.

2. Characterized by,, founded on, or proceeding from, fraund;
   as, a fraudulent bargain.

         He, with serpent tongue, . . . His fraudulent
         temptation thus began.                --Milton.

3. Obtained or performed by artifice; as, fraudulent
   conquest. --Milton.

Syn: Deceitful; fraudful; guileful; crafty; wily; cunning;
     subtle; deceiving; cheating; deceptive; insidious;
     treacherous; dishonest; designing; unfair.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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