dubious: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (d'bē-us, dy'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. doubtful; marked by or occasioning doubt: a dubious reply.
  2. of doubtful quality or propriety; questionable: a dubious compliment; a dubious transaction.
  3. of uncertain outcome: in dubious battle.
  4. wavering or hesitating in opinion; inclined to doubt.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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