Synonyms and Antonyms of fraudulent
1 marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value <hoping to get millions from the insurance company, the man made the fraudulent claim that he had been seriously injured in the accident> Synonyms crooked, deceitful, defrauding, dishonest, double-dealing, false Related Words beguiling, deceiving, deceptive, deluding, delusive, delusory, duplicitous, fallacious, misleading, specious; spurious Near Antonyms legitimate, true, valid Antonyms aboveboard, honest, truthful
2 given to or marked by cheating and deception <fraudulent citizens who cheat on their taxes> Synonyms bent [chiefly British], crooked, deceptive, double-dealing, duplicitous, fast, dishonest, guileful, rogue, shady, sharp, shifty, underhand, underhandedRelated Words unconscionable, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous; deceitful, deceiving, deluding, delusive, delusory, false; artful, beguiling, cagey (also cagy), crafty, cunning, foxy, slick, sly, subtle, wily; defrauding, devious, furtive, slippery, sneaking, sneaky, trickish, tricky; insidious, perfidious, treacherousNear Antonyms conscientious, decent, ethical, honorable, just, scrupulous, upright; forthright, straightforwardAntonyms aboveboard, honest, straight
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