under suspicion

Definition of under suspicion

  1. :  thought possibly guilty of a crime or of doing something wrong :  suspected He is under suspicion of selling illegal drugs.

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

suspicionplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of suspecting something wrong without proof or on slight evidence :  mistrust

    :  a state of mental uneasiness and uncertainty :  doubt

    :  a barely detectable amount :  trace

  1. :  suspect


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