What does faulty mean?

Definitions for faulty
ˈfɔl tifaulty

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. defective, faulty(adj)

    having a defect

    "I returned the appliance because it was defective"

  2. faulty, incorrect, wrong(adj)

    characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules

    "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"


  1. faulty(Adjective)

    Having or displaying faults; not perfect; not adequate or acceptable.

  2. faulty(Adjective)

    At fault, to blame; guilty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faulty(adj)

    containing faults, blemishes, or defects; imperfect; not fit for the use intended

  2. Faulty(adj)

    guilty of a fault, or of faults; hence, blamable; worthy of censure

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. faulty

    Non-functional; buggy. Same denotation as bletcherous, losing, q.v., but the connotation is much milder.

How to pronounce faulty?

  1. Alex
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How to say faulty in sign language?

  1. faulty


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faulty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faulty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of faulty in a Sentence

  1. Yale University:

    There’s a faulty sense of history.

  2. Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 191:

    The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.

  3. Zhang Jing:

    It is terrifying. The vaccines are faulty, the food is faulty... and right now even the security is problematic.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    Clearly, there were mistakes [in] faulty intelligence. My brother has admitted this, and we have to learn from that.

  5. Michael Miller:

    Some patients with a loud faulty valve can even hear the sound of their valve at night when they are trying to fall asleep.

Images & Illustrations of faulty

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