Faulty definition

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Having a fault or faults; defective, blemished, imperfect, or erroneous.
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Containing a fault or defect; imperfect or defective.
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The definition of faulty is something unreliable or that doesn't work, or an incorrect thought pattern.

A toaster that doesn't toast bread is an example of a faulty toaster.

When you add 2+2 and get 5, this is an example of faulty reasoning.

When someone is a weak and not very nice person, this is an example of faulty character.

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(obsolete) Deserving of blame; guilty.
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Having or displaying faults; not perfect; not adequate or acceptable.

They replaced the faulty wiring and it has worked fine ever since.

I don't think you can infer that from the premise. It's a faulty argument.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
faulty
Comparative:
faultier
Superlative:
faultiest

Origin of faulty

  • fault +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary