Origin of fraudulent
Examples from the Web for fraudulent
And when a fraudulent work hits the marketplace, it tends to circulate.
The main radio station was scheduled to announce, and thereby legitimize, the fraudulent results.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The vast cache of sensitive data could be used for an almost limitless number of fraudulent purposes by hackers.EVERY eBay Account Holder Worldwide Has Been Hacked, Company Says|Tom Sykes|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has been in occasional trouble with the law, and charged with card fraud and giving a police officer a fraudulent name.
And when I opened up her mailbox—before me stood hundreds of fraudulent charges.Woman Finds Mysterious Charges on Her iTunes Bill: A Modern Whodunit!|Nancy Neufeld Callaway|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And there was rioting on Amaterasu, because of public indignation over a fraudulent election.Ministry of Disturbance|Henry Beam Piper
The fraudulent possessor of the notes felt their burthen more than ever insupportable.Young Mr. Barter's Repentance|David Christie Murray
It has the appearance of a fraudulent debt and an attempt to run away from it.A Man of Honor|George Cary Eggleston
But never before were you identified with fraudulent naturalisation!American Sketches|Charles Whibley
The fort of Potchefstroom was surrendered during the armistice by fraudulent representations on the part of the Boers.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
British Dictionary definitions for fraudulent
Word Origin for fraudulent
Word Origin and History for fraudulent
early 15c., from Middle French fraudulent, from Latin fraudulentus "cheating, deceitful," from fraus (see fraud). Related: Fraudulently.