wrongdoing

[ rawng-doo-ing, -doo-, rong- ]
/ ˈrɔŋˌdu ɪŋ, -ˈdu-, ˈrɒŋ- /

noun

behavior or action that is wrong, evil, or blameworthy.
an act that is wrong, evil, or blameworthy; misdeed; sin.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of wrongdoing

First recorded in 1470–80; wrong + doing
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for wrongdoing

British Dictionary definitions for wrongdoing

wrongdoing
/ (ˈrɒŋˌduːɪŋ) /

noun

the act or an instance of doing something immoral or illegal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012