Synonyms for Fraudulent:
deceptive, Falsified, counterfeit, misleading, forged, double-crossing, flimflam.
•deceptive, false (adjective)
counterfeit, forged, dishonorable, spurious, sham, devious, dishonest, mock, treacherous, Swindling, deceitful, crooked, crafty, phony, fake.
hypocritical, devious, unscrupulous, traitorous, crooked, crafty, double-faced, Prevaricating, cheating, underhanded, immoral, untrustworthy, insincere, deceptive, dishonorable, Deceiving, turncoat, treacherous, felonious, dishonest, deceitful, corrupt.
deceptive, false, counterfeit, phony, Deluding, Truthless, fictional, bogus, dishonest, crooked, deceitful.
pretentious, stilted, facade, fake, la-di-da, histrionic, deceitful, Impersonating, posing, imposture, overdone, showy, unnatural, affected, studied, artificial, mock, bogus, forced, imitation, forged, counterfeit, ostentatious, stiff, stagy, synthetic, false, mannered, Masquerading, theatrical, ersatz.
n.dubious, cunning, unprincipled, untruthful. •deceitful (noun)
dishonest, deceitful, dishonorable, fallacious.
Usage examples for fraudulent
When the storm cleared away, Aislabie was ruined; Craggs, the Postmaster- general, was dead; Craggs, the Secretary of State, was dead; Lord Stanhope, who was really innocent- was really unsuspected of any share in the crimes of the fraudulent directors- was dead also; Sunderland was no longer a Minister of State, and the shadow of death was already on him. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
Coming down to the famous years 1587 and 1588, they alluded in vehement terms to the fraudulent peace propositions which had been thrown as a veil over the Spanish invasion of England and the Armada; and they glanced at the mediation- projects of the emperor in 1591 at the desire of Spain, while armies were moving in force from Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands to crush the King of France, in order that Philip might establish his tyranny over all kings, princes, provinces, and republics. – History of the United Netherlands, 1594 by John Lothrop Motley