noun wrong·do·ing \-ˌdü-iŋ\

: behavior that is morally or legally wrong

Full Definition of WRONGDOING

:  evil or improper behavior or action <cleared of any wrongdoing>
:  an instance of doing wrong

Examples of WRONGDOING

  1. The corporation's wrongdoings must be exposed.
  2. <a local newspaper exposed the contractor's elaborate attempts to cover up his wrongdoings>

First Known Use of WRONGDOING

14th century

Rhymes with WRONGDOING

WRONGDOING Defined for Kids


noun wrong·do·ing \ˈrŋ-ˈdü-iŋ\

Definition of WRONGDOING for Kids

:  bad behavior or action


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