English explanatory dictionary online >> GUILTY

Results for: GUILTY



guilt·y  (glt)
adj. guilt·i·er, guilt·i·est
a. Responsible for a reprehensible act; culpable.
b. Law Found to have violated a criminal law by a jury or judge.
c. Deserving blame, as for an error: guilty of misjudgment.
2. Suffering from or prompted by a sense of guilt: a guilty conscience.
3. Suggesting or entailing guilt: a guilty smirk; a guilty secret. See Synonyms at blameworthy.

guilti·ly adv.
guilti·ness n.

guilty  /glti/  adj. -ier, -iest 1 having broken a law, at fault, culpable: The jury found the man guilty of the murder. 2 having or showing a feeling of shame, of having done s.t. wrong: He feels guilty about hurting his friend. -adv. guiltily.

Thesaurus: guilty 1 responsible (for). Ant. innocent. 2 guilt-ridden, remorseful. Ant. proud. GUILTY

Enter word: