1. lacking in integrity
- humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation
- a corrupt and incompetent city government
Similar word(s): corrupted, debased, vitiated, bribable, corruptible, dishonest, purchasable, venal, depraved, perverse, perverted, reprobate, dirty, shoddy, sordid, praetorian, pretorian, putrid, immoral
2. not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
3. containing errors or alterations
- a corrupt text
- spoke a corrupted version of the language
4. touched by rot or decay
- `corrupt' is archaic
Sentences with corrupt as an adjective:
- The government here is corrupt, so we'll emigrate to escape them.
- The text of the manuscript is corrupt.
- It turned out that the program was corrupt - that's why it wouldn't open.
1. corrupt morally or by gluttony or sensuality
- Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
- corrupt the morals
2. make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
3. place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
4. alter from the original
Similar word(s): spoil
Sentences with corrupt as a verb:
- Don't you dare corrupt my son with those disgusting pictures!
- to corrupt language, or a holy text