- Illegal or dishonest behaviour: police have denied any wrongdoingMore example sentences
crime, lawbreaking, lawlessness, criminality, misconduct, malpractice, corruption, unethical behaviour, immorality, sin, sinfulness, wickedness, badness, evil, vice, iniquity, villainy, delinquency, misbehaviour, mischief, naughtiness; offence, felony, criminal act, wrong, misdeed, misdemeanour, fault, error, lapse, peccadillo, transgression, immoral act, evil act; Law malfeasance, tort• archaic trespass
- They publicly denied any wrongdoing and were cleared by police three weeks later.
- The allegation of criminal wrongdoing is found to be false, vicious and unproved.
- Police investigated the allegation but found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing.