- Illegal or dishonest behavior: the head of the bank has denied any wrongdoingMore example sentences
crime, lawbreaking, lawlessness, criminality, misconduct, misbehavior, malpractice, corruption, immorality, sin, sinfulness, wickedness, evil, vice, iniquity, villainy; offense, felony, wrong, misdeed, misdemeanor, fault, peccadillo, transgression; Law malfeasance, tort• formal malversation• 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.