To fraudulently do something is to do it in a way that is dishonest. You can fraudulently cheat on a test, for example, or you can fraudulently take advantage of someone else.

  • The company was accused of fraudulence after they were found to be selling fake products.

  • The politician was accused of fraudulence after he was found to be filing false expenses.

Definition of fraudulence


a fraudulent or duplicitous representation




something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage


dupery, fraud, hoax, humbug, put-on


the quality of being fraudulent



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Example Sentences for fraudulence

  • 1

    It is characterized by fraudulence.

  • 2

    The article is entirely fraudulent.

  • 3

    The designation of encyclopedia is rather fraudulent.

  • 4

    The opposition claimed that the election was fraudulent.

  • 5

    Are these teams fraudulent because of the schedules they played

  • 6

    One exception to the rule is fraudulent concealment.

  • 7

    However, Cox said the letterhead was fraudulent.

  • 8

    The experts all say the memos are fraudulent.

  • 9

    It was just the idea of living in this fraudulent idea of happiness.

  • 10

    It was shown that the defendant Williams participated in the fraudulent design.