Definition of ethical (adjective)
- of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
- "ethical codes"; "ethical theories"
- conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
- "an ethical lawyer"; "ethical medical practice"; "an ethical problem"; "had no ethical objection to drinking"; "Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley
- antonym: unethical
- adhering to ethical and moral principles
Source: Princeton University Wordnet