a. cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to practice of fraud
The government seeks to prevent fraudulent and misleading advertising.
Sentence in Classic:
They hang, behead, and impale their criminals in the most agreeable possible manner; but some of these, like clever rogues, have contrived to escape human justice, and succeed in their fraudulent enterprises by cunning stratagems.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
A certain Magus having fraudulently usurped the throne of Persia; Ortanes, a grandee of that realm, discovering the fraud, disclosed it to six others of the chief nobility, telling them that it behoved them to free the kingdom from the tyranny of this impostor.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context