What does dishonest mean?

Definitions for dishonest
dɪsˈɒn ɪstdis·hon·est

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonest, dishonorable(adj)

    deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

  2. corruptible, bribable, dishonest, purchasable, venal(adj)

    capable of being corrupted

    "corruptible judges"; "dishonest politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police officer"

Wiktionary

  1. dishonest(Adjective)

    Not honest.

    Etymology: deshoneste, from dehonestus. See dis-, honest

  2. dishonest(Adjective)

    Interfering with honesty.

    Etymology: deshoneste, from dehonestus. See dis-, honest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dishonest(adj)

    dishonorable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + honest: cf. F. dshonnte, OF. deshoneste.]

  2. Dishonest(adj)

    dishonored; disgraced; disfigured

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + honest: cf. F. dshonnte, OF. deshoneste.]

  3. Dishonest(adj)

    wanting in honesty; void of integrity; faithless; disposed to cheat or defraud; not trustworthy; as, a dishonest man

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + honest: cf. F. dshonnte, OF. deshoneste.]

  4. Dishonest(adj)

    characterized by fraud; indicating a want of probity; knavish; fraudulent; unjust

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + honest: cf. F. dshonnte, OF. deshoneste.]

  5. Dishonest(verb)

    to disgrace; to dishonor; as, to dishonest a maid

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + honest: cf. F. dshonnte, OF. deshoneste.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dishonest

    diz-on′est, adj. not honest: wanting integrity: disposed to cheat: insincere: (Shak.) unchaste.—adv. Dishon′estly.—n. Dishon′esty. [O. Fr. deshonneste, des—L. dis, neg., honneste—L. honestus, honest.]

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How to say dishonest in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dishonest in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dishonest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dishonest in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    I have to be nice otherwise I'll get criticized for -- for speaking poorly about our courts. I'll be criticized by these people, among the most dishonest people in the world.

  2. Craig Brauff:

    Regulations are designed to keep honest people honest. If someone really wants to be dishonest, there are lots of ways around it.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I get on Air Force One, where they do have a lot of televisions, they're very dishonest people.

  4. Stanley McChrystal:

    I think there's a certain honesty to what's happening now, the President didn't go to Arlington Cemetery for Veterans' Day, and maybe that's honest, because if you really don't care, it would be dishonest to pretend that you do.

  5. Brian Schatz:

    The President Donald Trump administration has been nakedly partisan and dishonest about their administration of the Census.

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