What does Guilty mean?

Definitions for Guilty
ˈgɪl tiGuilty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Guilty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guilty(adj)

    responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act

    "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"

  2. guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed(adj)

    showing a sense of guilt

    "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

Wiktionary

  1. guilty(Noun)

    A plea by a defendant who does not contest a charge.

    Etymology: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .

  2. guilty(Noun)

    A verdict of a judge or jury on a defendant judged to have committed a crime.

    Etymology: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .

  3. guilty(Adjective)

    Responsible for a dishonest act.

    He was guilty of cheating at cards.

    Etymology: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .

  4. guilty(Adjective)

    Judged to have committed a crime.

    The guilty man was led away.

    Etymology: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .

  5. guilty(Adjective)

    Having a sense of guilt

    Do you have a guilty conscience?

    Etymology: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .

  6. guilty(Adjective)

    Blameworthy.

    I have a guilty secret.

    Etymology: From gilty, gulty, from gyltig, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guilty

    having incurred guilt; criminal; morally delinquent; wicked; chargeable with, or responsible for, something censurable; justly exposed to penalty; -- used with of, and usually followed by the crime, sometimes by the punishment

    Etymology: [AS. gyltig liable. See Guilt.]

  2. Guilty

    evincing or indicating guilt; involving guilt; as, a guilty look; a guilty act; a guilty feeling

    Etymology: [AS. gyltig liable. See Guilt.]

  3. Guilty

    conscious; cognizant

    Etymology: [AS. gyltig liable. See Guilt.]

  4. Guilty

    condemned to payment

    Etymology: [AS. gyltig liable. See Guilt.]

Freebase

  1. Guilty

    "Guilty" is a hook-centric song by the Finnish alternative rock band The Rasmus, originally released on the band's fifth album Dead Letters on March 21, 2003. The single was released on August 4, 2004 by the record label Playground Music. It was the last single from the album Dead Letters and also features the track "First Day of My Life". The UK version features "Guilty", "Play Dead" and the video of "Guilty".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Guilty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2496

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Guilty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2272

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Guilty' in Adjectives Frequency: #319

How to pronounce Guilty?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Guilty in sign language?

  1. guilty

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guilty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guilty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Guilty in a Sentence

  1. Royce Murray:

    In our criminal justice system, somebody is innocent until proven guilty, and the information-sharing that happens in this context is at the arrest stage, not at the conviction stage, there could be some overlap between someone who is convicted and who presents a public safety threat, but you don’t know that until the end of the process, and the information-sharing is at the beginning.

  2. Voltaire:

    Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.

  3. The FBI:

    Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh was willing to become a martyr, using his U.S. military training as a weapon for ISIL. Instead, found guilty of his crimes, he is facing a lengthy incarceration.

  4. Robert Stahl:

    There are lots of factors that go into a decision to plead guilty … In Flynn’s case, there are also the factors of other potential charges that were not pursued by the government in exchange for his plea entered.

  5. Ilya Shapiro:

    That’s his worst case, he has a lot of good opinions on… police needing a warrant (and opposing) laws drawn so broadly that prosecutors are convicting people who are not guilty… Clearly, he defers to the government on national security grounds, but most judges and justices do anyway.

Images & Illustrations of Guilty

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