Fraudulent : Definition


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Definitions of Fraudulent

Pronunciation : Fraud"u*lent
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. fraudulentus, fr. fraus, fraudis, frand: cf. F. fraudulent.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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