Synonyms for malfunctioning

Synonyms for (adj) malfunctioning

Synonyms: nonfunctional, malfunctioning

Definition: not performing or able to perform its regular function

Usage: a malfunctioning valve

Similar words: wrong, amiss, awry, haywire

Definition: not functioning properly

Usage: something is amiss; has gone completely haywire; something is wrong with the engine

Similar words: defective, bad

Definition: not working properly

Usage: a bad telephone connection; a defective appliance

Similar words: out of whack

Definition: out of balance or out of adjustment

Usage: the front wheel of my bicycle is out of whack

Similar words: run-down

Definition: having the spring unwound

Usage: a run-down watch

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