Pronunciation of Faulty
/fˈɒlti/, /fˈɒlti/, /f_ˈɒ_l_t_i/
Synonyms for faulty:
kaput, unfinished, hell of a, fallible, small-time, Overworked, Gutted, pointless, honeycombed, tattered, defunct, muddled, flaccid, unhelpful, nonoperational, inefficient, toothless, infertile, blasted, otiose, riddled, chipped, purposeless, muted, weather-beaten, fractured, flabby, shop-soiled, outworn, uninformative, squashed, moribund, war-torn, spent, dog-eared, washed-out, Trashed, futile, wrecked, flattened, buggered, streaky, cratered, bum, useless, nugatory, facile, Scuffed, pitted, delinquent.
inoperable, paper, broken, unreliable, limited, paralyzed, warped, bush-league, dysfunctional, anemic, ineffective, porous, shopworn, unresponsive, unproven, perforated, bombed-out, worthless, cumbersome, stricken, ruinous, empty, moth-eaten, lame.
Other synonyms and related words:
riddled, bust, washed-out, broken, treacherous, fractured, inefficient, tattered, uninformative, out of order, muddled, dead, stricken, war-torn, Overworked, shopworn, lame, outworn, untimely, bombed-out, vicious, muted, down, paralyzed, unresponsive, temperamental, weather-beaten, lousy, insufficient, warped, inoperable, kaput, unseasonable, spent, squashed, apart, delinquent, limited, ungrammatical, inoperative, sketchy, infertile, ineffective, deplorable, Gutted, fallible, Scuffed, useless, defunct, unfinished, bum, otiose, flattened, jerry-built, erring, lost, Trashed, toothless, unreliable, offside, wrecked.
displeasing, unsatisfactory, invalid, arrant, irremediable, baneful, detrimental, unsound, unfavorable, inferior, poor, unpleasant, lousy, inadvisable, bad, wrong, defective, inadequate, ill-suited, vile, wretched, black.
not working; incorrect (adjective)
distorted, marred, defective, deficient, lame, insufficient, bad, invalid, false, warped, blemished, broken, out of order, imperfect, unsound, incomplete, erroneous, inadequate, fallible, inaccurate, flawed, botched, tainted, unreliable, wrong, fallacious.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for faulty:
- And so from Mrs. Bundy Arthur once more learned that lesson in life which he had found so difficult to master, the lesson always difficult to youth, and perhaps the most difficult of all to those whose ideals are highest- the lesson of charity, of tolerance, of lenient judgment toward the faulty. - "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.
- I know he was faulty, I know he dared the anger of your English giant, but I did not think it would come to this. - "Weapons of Mystery", Joseph Hocking.