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Noun: misconduct  mis'kón,dúkt
  1. Bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
  2. Activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    "he denied any misconduct";
    - wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus
Verb: misconduct  mis'kón,dúkt
  1. Behave badly
    - misbehave, misdemean
  2. Manage badly or incompetently
    "The funds were misconducted";
    - mismanage, mishandle

Derived forms: misconducted, misconducting, misconducts

Type of: act, activity, care, deal, direction, handle, manage, management, move

Encyclopedia: Misconduct