Definitions of dishonest

  1. To disgrace; to dishonor; as, to dishonest a maid. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Dishonorable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Dishonored; disgraced; disfigured. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Wanting in honesty; void of integrity; faithless; disposed to cheat or defraud; not trustworthy; as, a dishonest man. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Characterized by fraud; indicating a want of probity; knavish; fraudulent; unjust. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Lacking in uprightness; inclined to cheat or deceive; false. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Not honest: wanting integrity: disposed to cheat: insincere. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Not honest; faithless; knavish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Lacking in honesty; fraudulent; false. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Not honest; destitute of probity; having or exercising a disposition to cheat and defraud; fraudulent; disgraced; disgraceful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Not trust worthy; faithless; fraudulent; having a disposition to cheat or defraud. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for dishonest

  1. So slowly do the people learn, and so ignorant or dishonest does the Press remain, that the foolish statement is still quite up to date- But there are at least some things to be seen which are in the nature of facts and not at all in the nature of speculation or mere opinion. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  2. If you wanted to lock anybody up why didn't you get after some one who knew the ropes, not a man like the Colonel who never had a dishonest thought in his head and who is as tender- hearted as a child. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith