Synonyms of 'in the wrong'
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If someone is guilty of a crime or offence, they have committed that crime or offence.
They were found guilty of manslaughter.
The guilty pair were caught red-handed.
I see I was mistaken about you.
off the mark
off base (US , Canadian , informal)
barking up the wrong tree (informal)
off beam (informal)
getting the wrong end of the stick (informal)
way off beam (informal)
under a misapprehension
labouring under a misapprehension
Thesaurus for in the wrong from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone who is involved in an argument or dispute has behaved in a way which is morally or legally wrong , you can say that they are in the wrong .