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?

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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. Steve Fishman:

    At one point, Bernie Madoff cornered the hot chocolate market, bernie Madoff bought up every package of Swiss Miss from the commissary and sold Swiss Miss for a profit in the prison yard. Bernie Madoff monopolized hot chocolate ! Bernie Madoff made Swiss Miss so that if you wanted any, you had to go through Bernie Madoff. Bernie Madoff, once the Nasdaq chairman, used Bernie Madoff reputation and savvy to dupe sophisticated investors, regulators and Wall Street banks. Bernie Madoff confessed in December 2008 that Bernie Madoff was running a multi decade Ponzi scheme and that more than $ 65 billion Bernie Madoff claimed to have on hand for investors had dwindled to a few hundred million dollars from an original investment of about $ 20 billion. Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to fraud and is serving a 150-year prison sentence in Butner, N.C. Fishman reportedly hosts an Audible series called.

  2. Attorney Bill Quigley:

    There wasn't any dispute that if they are not guilty of sabotage, they should be out of jail.

  3. Alicia Kappers:

    I feel guilty but I have to understand that he basically saved my life.

  4. Bruce Maslen:

    I don't believe he's been charged with anything, and at least in this country, you're innocent until proven guilty.

  5. Yuri Ganus:

    I don't think we need to... try to find those guilty in other countries and say that the main source of evil is the West or the East, or anyone else, that's nonsense. The main problem is our culture, the culture inside the sports world.

Images & Illustrations of guilty

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