What does suspicious mean?

Definitions for suspicious
səˈspɪʃ əssus·pi·cious

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"

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce suspicious?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say suspicious in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of suspicious in a Sentence

  1. H. L. Mencken:

    Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.

  2. Shirley Cramer:

    Wherever it's legal Philip Morris is still advertising its Marlboro brand. The fact of the matter is that it can no longer do that in the UK, we're a dark market where all advertising, promotion and sponsorship is banned, and cigarettes are in plain packs, so instead Philip Morris is promoting the company name which is inextricably linked with Marlboro. That's why we're suspicious.

  3. Park Yong Chol:

    We have characterized it as a suspicious incident, but we have made it very clear that it had nothing to do with us.

  4. The IAAF:

    In 2011 there was a huge influx of suspicious profiles coming through the ABP, no cases were concealed or suppressed, the IAAF simply tackled them in order of importance. .

  5. James Lileks:

    I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe.

Images & Illustrations of suspicious

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