Definition of defective adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    defective

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈfɛktɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1having a fault or faults; not perfect or complete synonym faulty
  2. 2 defective goods Her hearing was found to be slightly defective.
defectively
 
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adverb
defectiveness
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: defective