fraudulent Definition

obtained, done by, or involving deception, especially criminal deception.

Using fraudulent: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fraudulent" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company was accused of making fraudulent claims about their product.

  • Example

    He was found guilty of fraudulent activity and sentenced to prison.

  • Example

    The bank uncovered a fraudulent transaction in her account.

  • Example

    She was charged with fraudulent use of a credit card.

fraudulent Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for fraudulent

Phrases with fraudulent

  • the transfer of property made with the intent to defraud creditors or to avoid debt obligations


    The court ruled that the sale of the property was a fraudulent conveyance.

  • a false statement made with the intention of inducing someone to act


    The plaintiff sued the defendant for fraudulent misrepresentation.

  • the practice of carrying on business with the intent to defraud creditors or other people


    The company was accused of fraudulent trading and went bankrupt.


Summary: fraudulent in Brief

The term 'fraudulent' [ˈfrɔːdjʊlənt] refers to something obtained, done, or involving deception, particularly criminal deception. It is often used in legal contexts, such as 'fraudulent activity,' 'fraudulent transaction,' and 'fraudulent misrepresentation.' 'Fraudulent' can also be used in phrases like 'fraudulent conveyance' and 'fraudulent trading,' which refer to specific types of fraudulent behavior.