The definition of culpable is deserving of blame.
An example of culpable is a person who has committed a wrongdoing.
deserving blame; blameworthy
Origin of culpablealtered, modeled on Classical Latin from Middle English coupable from Old French from Classical Latin culpabilis from culpa, crime, fault, blame
Deserving of blame or censure; blameworthy: “Rajiv's getting remarried without the divorce papers meant that he was equally culpable and that no one would be taking anyone to court” ( Samrat Upadhyay )
Origin of culpableMiddle English coupable from Old French from Latin culpābilis from culpāre to blame from culpa fault
(comparative more culpable, superlative most culpable)
culpable - Legal Definition
Deserving of blame.