Definition of fraudulent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfrɔːdjələnt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfrɔːdʒələnt//
(formal) Economy
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intended to cheat somebody, usually in order to make money illegally fraudulent advertising fraudulent insurance claims See related entries: Economy Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus, fraud- ‘deceit, injury’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fraudulent