adjective \ˈfl-tē\

: having a mistake, fault, or weakness


Full Definition of FAULTY

:  marked by fault or defect :  imperfect
fault·i·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb
fault·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of FAULTY

  1. <the cause of the plane crash was traced to faulty wiring>

First Known Use of FAULTY

14th century

Rhymes with FAULTY


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