corrupt adj: having an unlawful or evil motive
: characterized by improper and usually unlawful conduct intended to secure a benefit for oneself or another (as by taking or giving bribes)
vt 1 : to change from good to bad in principles or moral values [ing a minor]
2 : to subject (a person) to corruption of blood
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.