|1.||[ adjective ] (criminal law) responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; or marked by guilt|
"guilty of murder" "the guilty person" "secret guilty deeds" "a guilty conscience" "guilty behavior"
|Related terms:||innocent condemned punishable criminal bloodguilty chargeable at_fault delinquent finable guilt-ridden red-handed conscience-smitten blameworthy unrighteous inculpatory|
|2.||[ adjective ] showing a sense of guilt|
|Synonyms:||shamefaced shamed hangdog|
"a guilty look" "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater