Fraud"u*lent (?), a. [L. fraudulentus, fr. fraus, fraudis, frand: cf. F. fraudulent.]

1.

Using fraud; trickly; deceitful; dishonest.

2.

Characterized by,, founded on, or proceeding from, fraund; as, a fraudulent bargain.

He, with serpent tongue, . . . His fraudulent temptation thus began. Milton.

3.

Obtained or performed by artifice; as, fraudulent conquest.

Milton.

Syn. -- Deceitful; fraudful; guileful; crafty; wily; cunning; subtle; deceiving; cheating; deceptive; insidious; treacherous; dishonest; designing; unfair.

 

© Webster 1913.

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