- Faulty Fault"y, a.
1. Containing faults, blemishes, or defects; imperfect; not
fit for the use intended.
Created once So goodly and erect, though faulty since. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The king doth speak . . . as one which is faulty. --2 Sam. xiv. 13. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
См. также в других словарях:
faulty — fault‧y [ˈfɔːlti ǁ ˈfɒːlti] adjective if a machine, system etc is faulty, there is something wrong with it that prevents it from working correctly: • Owners of affected cars can go to their dealerships to have the faulty part replaced. * * *… … Financial and business terms
faulty — I adjective aberrant, amiss, awry, below par, blemished, damaged, defective, deficient, distorted, errant, erroneous, fallacious, false, flawed, found wanting, full of faults, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, improper, inaccurate, inadequate,… … Law dictionary
faulty — faulty; un·faulty; … English syllables
faulty — late 14c., from FAULT (Cf. fault) + Y (Cf. y) (2) … Etymology dictionary
faulty — [adj] not working; incorrect adulterated, amiss, awry, bad, below par, blamable, blemished, botched, broken, cracked, damaged, debased, defective, deficient, distorted, erroneous, fallacious, fallible, false, flawed, frail, impaired, imperfect,… … New thesaurus
faulty — ► ADJECTIVE (faultier, faultiest) ▪ having or displaying faults. DERIVATIVES faultily adverb faultiness noun … English terms dictionary
faulty — [fôl′tē] adj. faultier, faultiest [ME fauti] having a fault or faults; defective, blemished, imperfect, or erroneous faultily adv. faultiness n … English World dictionary
faulty — UK [ˈfɔːltɪ] / US [ˈfɔltɪ] adjective Word forms faulty : adjective faulty comparative faultier superlative faultiest 1) not working correctly or made correctly You are only entitled to a refund if the goods are faulty. faulty brakes 2) a faulty… … English dictionary
faulty — fault|y [ˈfo:lti US ˈfo:lti] adj 1.) not working properly, or not made correctly ▪ Customers may ask for a refund if the goods are faulty. ▪ a faulty gene that causes breast cancer 2.) a faulty way of thinking about something contains a mistake,… … Dictionary of contemporary English
faulty — fault|y [ fɔlti ] adjective 1. ) not working correctly or made correctly: You are only entitled to a refund if the goods are faulty. faulty brakes 2. ) a faulty argument or a faulty way of thinking about something contains mistakes that can… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English