- Responsible for a dishonest act.
- He was guilty of cheating at cards.
- (law) Judged to have committed a crime.
- The guilty man was led away.
- Having a sense of guilt.
- Do you have a guilty conscience?
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity:
- I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields, in no very mild state of fear of that gentleman's wife, whose vigilance was seldom relaxed. And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, the judge occupied by his own guilty thoughts, and I by others not less disturbing.
- I have a guilty secret.
responsible for a dishonest act
judged to have committed a crime
having a sense of guilt
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guilty (plural guilties)