faultily

faulty

[fawl-tee]
adjective, faultier, faultiest.
having faults or defects; imperfect.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English fauty. See fault, -y1

faultily, adverb
faultiness, noun
nonfaulty, adjective
unfaulty, adjective
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faulty (ˈfɔːltɪ)
 
adj , faultier, faultiest
1.  defective or imperfect
2.  archaic culpable
 
'faultily
 
adv
 
'faultiness
 
n

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faulty
late 14c., from fault + -y (2).
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faulty definition


  1. mod.
    fake. : Faulty leather on this chair. Gimme the real stuff.
  2. mod.
    wrong. : No. You are just faulty about the number.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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