Definition of bribery in English:


Syllabification: brib·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbrīb(ə)rē


  • The giving or offering of a bribe: he was convicted of racketeering and bribery [as modifier]: a bribery scandal
    More example sentences
    • Secrets, lies, scandals, corruption, bribery and pretensions have made a laughing stock of Indian cricket.
    • France is reeling from daily revelations about bribery and corruption scandals.
    • Charges including bribery and tax evasion are among the ten counts of the ethics code he is accused of violating.

More definitions of bribery

Definition of bribery in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody