adjective, guilt·i·er, guilt·i·est.
Examples from the Web for guilty
Slowly, slowly, dance classes may cease to be such secret and guilty pleasures in Iran.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What he has said publicly is an apology for colonialism, something we are not guilty of in Cuba.
We are all guilty all the time and retribution will come for our unnamed sins.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you are found by a committee of students to be guilty of violating the Honor Code, you are expelled.
His attorney says he will be pleading not guilty at his arraignment in December.
If you mean to insinuate that I am, I consider that you are guilty of impertinence.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
Sire, I have been guilty of a great fault; nay, more than a great fault, a great crime.Ten Years Later|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
It was an almost unheard of indiscretion, but youth is often guilty of much folly.Heathen Master Filcsik|Klmn Mikszth
Emerson is the last man we should expect to be guilty of misinterpreting Nature, yet he does so at times.The Last Harvest|John Burroughs
He takes a terrible pride in his seamanship, and what hurts him most is the knowledge that he was guilty of the blunder.The Mutiny of the Elsinore|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for guilty
adjective guiltier or guiltiest
Word Origin and History for guilty
Old English gyltig, from gylt (see guilt (n.)). Of conscience, feelings, etc., 1590s. Meaning "person who is guilty" is from 1540s. To plead not guilty is from 15c.; to plead guilty is 19c., though, as OED notes, "Guilty is technically not a plea, but a confession."