- improper or corrupt behavior in office, especially in public office.
Origin of malversation
Related Words for malversationmalfeasance, misbehavior, impropriety, immorality, wrongdoing, misdemeanor, dereliction, malpractice, mischief, offense, transgression, mismanagement, naughtiness, evil, rudeness, delinquency, malversation
Examples from the Web for malversation
Historical Examples of malversation
He replied, Why, you see, they tell me he is suspected of malversation.Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia
There was malversation in the admiralties and in the military administration.History of Holland
The latter had kept him in power in spite of numerous accusations of malversation and extravagance.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
They must be as few as possible, done gradually, and bottomed on some malversation or inherent disqualification.
In these, therefore, no removals took place but for malversation.
- rare professional or public misconduct