malfunctioning 1 of 2


2 of 2


present participle of malfunction
as in failing
to fail to function or work properly A software problem is causing the system to malfunction.

Synonyms & Similar Words

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near malfunctioning

Cite this Entry

“Malfunctioning.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on malfunctioning

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!