from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Engaging in fraud; deceitful.
- adj. Characterized by, constituting, or gained by fraud: fraudulent business practices.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. dishonest; based on fraud or deception
- adj. false; phony
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Using fraud; tricky; deceitful; dishonest.
- adj. Characterized by, founded on, or proceeding from, fraud.
- adj. Obtained or performed by artifice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Involving or characterized by fraud; proceeding from or founded on fraud; deceitful: as, a fraudulent bargain.
- Planning or using fraud; given to the practice of fraud.
- Synonyms Deceitful, etc. (see deceptive); dishonest, designing, unfair, knavish, guileful.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. intended to deceive
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus, fraud-, deceit.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French, from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus. (Wiktionary)