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Wordnet 3.0


1. intended to deceive;
- Example: "deceitful advertising"
- Example: "fallacious testimony"
- Example: "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge;
- Example: "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
[syn: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fraudulent \Fraud"u*lent\, a. [L. fraudulentus, fr. fraus, fraudis, fraud: cf. F. fraudulent.] 1. Using fraud; tricky; deceitful; dishonest. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, founded on, or proceeding from, fraud; as, a fraudulent bargain. [1913 Webster] He, with serpent tongue, . . . His fraudulent temptation thus began. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Obtained or performed by artifice; as, fraudulent conquest. --Milton. Syn: Deceitful; fraudful; guileful; crafty; wily; cunning; subtle; deceiving; cheating; deceptive; insidious; treacherous; dishonest; designing; unfair. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fraudulent adj 1: intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes" [syn: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

85 Moby Thesaurus words for "fraudulent": amoral, artful, bent, brigandish, burglarious, calculating, chiseling, collusive, conscienceless, corrupt, corrupted, counterfeit, covinous, crafty, criminal, crooked, cunning, dark, deceitful, deceptive, devious, dishonest, dishonorable, double-dealing, doubtful, dubious, duplicitous, evasive, fake, false, falsehearted, falsified, felonious, finagling, fishy, forged, furtive, guileful, ill-got, ill-gotten, imitation, immoral, indirect, insidious, kleptomaniac, larcenous, light-fingered, not kosher, pinchbeck, piratelike, piratic, questionable, rotten, scheming, shady, sham, shameless, sharp, shifty, sinister, slippery, sneaky, spurious, sticky-fingered, surreptitious, suspicious, thieving, thievish, treacherous, trickish, tricky, two-faced, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand, underhanded, unethical, unprincipled, unsavory, unscrupulous, unstraightforward, wily, without remorse, without shame