Synonyms of defective


1. defective, faulty, imperfect (vs. perfect)

usage: having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective"

2. defective, abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural

usage: markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior; "defective speech"

3. bad, defective, malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional

usage: not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance"

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Definition and meaning of defective (Dictionary)