adjective, guiltier, guiltiest.
having committed an offense, crime, violation, or wrong, especially against moral or penal law; justly subject to a certain accusation or penalty; culpable: The jury found her guilty of murder.
characterized by, connected with, or involving guilt
: guilty intent.
having or showing a sense of guilt
, whether real or imagined: a guilty conscience.
Origin: before 1000; Middle English; Old English gyltig. Related forms
2. criminal, felonious, culpable; illicit, nefarious.