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Definition of "faulty" []

  • Containing a fault or defect; imperfect or defective. (adjective)
  • Obsolete Deserving of blame; guilty. (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 "faulty" in a sentence
  • "Maybe the toughest thing to hear in all of this, officials believe both the pilot and air controllers made what they called faulty decisions."
  • "SAN DIEGO -- Toyota dealers around San Diego County have started fixing what they call faulty gas pedals, but some drivers are wondering whether the real problem is being addressed."
  • "The witness who assisted the former chairman of EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu as chairman of the committee that investigated the NPA Board under George, added that the committee found out that the Board violated government rules and regulations through contract splitting and inflation and also followed a circular written by a colleague, Mrs. Williams which he described as faulty because it did not follow the normal procedure."