inculpatory

adjective in·cul·pa·to·ry \ in-ˈkəl-pə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of inculpatory

: implying or imputing guilt : tending to incriminate or inculpate
  • an inculpatory statement

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First Known Use of inculpatory

1818

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inculpatory

adjective in·cul·pa·to·ry \ in-ˈkəl-pə-ˌtōr-ē \

legal Definition of inculpatory

: incriminating
  • made inculpatory statements to the police
— compare exculpatory

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