What does suspicious mean?

Definitions for suspicioussəˈspɪʃ əs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary(adj)

    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

  2. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious(adj)

    not as expected

    "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"


  1. suspicious(Adjective)

    Arousing suspicion.

    His suspicious behaviour brought him to the attention of the police.

  2. suspicious(Adjective)

    distrustful or tending to suspect.

    I have a suspicious attitude to get-rich-quick schemes.

  3. suspicious(Adjective)

    Expressing suspicion

    She gave me a suspicious look.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suspicious(adj)

    inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof

  2. Suspicious(adj)

    indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear

  3. Suspicious(adj)

    liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable; as, an author of suspicious innovations; suspicious circumstances

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'suspicious' in Adjectives Frequency: #813


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suspicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suspicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Woody Haldrugold:

    Be suspicious, but do not believe the opposite.

  2. Mutasim Abdul-Aziz Alati:

    I was suspicious of all of the people around me.

  3. Mark Hamill:

    I was a little suspicious because he was a 'Star Trek' guy.

  4. Publilius Syrus:

    A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things.

  5. Shou Tianjiang:

    If there's anyone suspicious entering the courtyard, then they know.

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