Meaning of wrong

Definition of wrong

(adj) not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"
not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way"
not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"; "it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts"
used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out"
badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; "the wrong side of the road"
(adv) in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"
(noun) that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"
any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
(verb) treat unjustly; do wrong to

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