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Definition of "dubious" []

  • Fraught with uncertainty or doubt; undecided. (adjective)
  • Arousing doubt; doubtful: a dubious distinction. (adjective)
  • Of questionable character: dubious profits. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dubious" in a sentence
  • "And Dr. Fauci, I know that you would maybe argue, by the way, about the term dubious quality control."
  • "Citing a number of backdated transactions and what he characterized as dubious documentation the defendants received from"
  • "Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), raising questions Oscar Cruz yesterday slammed the Arroyo administration for continuously invoking executive privilege over what he called dubious government contracts, the latest"