- The definition of culpable is deserving of blame.
An example of culpable is a person who has committed a wrongdoing.
culpable definition by Webster's New World
Origin: altered, modeled on Classical Latin ; from Middle English coupable ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin culpabilis ; from culpa, crime, fault, blame
culpable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English coupable, from Old French, from Latin culpābilis, from culpāre, to blame, from culpa, fault.
- culˌpa·bilˈi·ty noun
- culˈpa·bly adverb
culpable - Legal Definition