Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » G » Guevina Avellana ... Guinevere

GUILTY (guiltier, guiltiest)

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does guilty mean? 

GUILTY (adjective)
  The adjective GUILTY has 2 senses:

1. responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; or marked by guilt
2. showing a sense of guilt

  Familiarity information: GUILTY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GUILTY (adjective)

Sense 1guilty [BACK TO TOP]


Responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; or marked by guilt

Context examples:

guilty of murder / the guilty person / secret guilty deeds / a guilty conscience / guilty behavior


red-handed (in the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act)

punishable (liable to or deserving punishment)

guilt-ridden (feeling or revealing a sense of guilt)

finable; fineable (liable to a fine)

delinquent (guilty of a minor misdeed)

criminal (guilty of crime or serious offense)

conscience-smitten (affected by conscience)

condemned; convicted (pronounced or proved guilty)

chargeable; indictable (liable to be accused, or cause for such liability)

bloodguilty (guilty of murder or bloodshed)

blamable; blameable; blameful; blameworthy; censurable; culpable (deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious)

at fault (deserving blame)


inculpative; inculpatory (causing blame to be imputed to)

unrighteous (not righteous)


innocent (free from evil or guilt)

Sense 2guilty [BACK TO TOP]


Showing a sense of guilt


hangdog; shamed; guilty; shamefaced

Context examples:

a guilty look / the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy


ashamed (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Nothing succeeds like success." (English proverb)

"Drop by drop - a whole lake becomes." (Bulgarian proverb)

"He beat me and cried, and went before me to complain." (Arabic proverb)

"May problems with neighbors last only as long as snow in March." (Corsican proverb)

 GUILTY: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.099 seconds

AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the dictionary to your list of search providers.

Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


Other popular searches: