guiltyadjectiveuk /ˈɡɪl.ti/ us /-t̬i/
guilty adjective (FEELING)
guilty adjective (RESPONSIBLE)
- The tobacco companies may be guilty of contempt of court for refusing to produce the documents.
- Without corroboration from forensic tests, it will be difficult to prove that the suspect is guilty.
- He was found guilty of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service.
- If found guilty, he faces six months in jail and a heavy fine.
- He would be found guilty under a strict interpretation of the law.