Meaning of DEFECTIVE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪˈfektɪv ]

adj. & n. --adj. 1 having a defect or defects; incomplete, imperfect, faulty. 2 mentally subnormal. 3 (usu. foll. by in) lacking, deficient. 4 Gram. not having all the usual inflections. --n. a mentally defective person. øødefectively adv. defectiveness n. [ME f. OF defectif -ive or LL defectivus (as DEFECT)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.