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Meaning of MALVERSATION

Pronunciation:  `malvur'seyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  misconduct in public office
 

MALVERSATION is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mal`ver*sa"tion\, n. [F., fr. malverser to be
corrupt in office, fr. L. male ill + versari to move about,
to occupy one's self, vertere to turn. See {Malice}, and
{Verse}.]
Evil conduct; fraudulent practices; misbehavior, corruption,
or extortion in office.

 

 

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