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Definitions for dishonest
dɪsˈɒn ɪstdis·hon·est

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonest, dishonorableadjective

    deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

  2. corruptible, bribable, dishonest, purchasable, venaladjective

    capable of being corrupted

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

Wiktionary

  1. dishonestadjective

    Not honest.

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

  2. dishonestadjective

    Interfering with honesty.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dishonestadjective

    dishonorable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd

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

  2. Dishonestadjective

    dishonored; disgraced; disfigured

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

  3. Dishonestadjective

    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. Dishonestadjective

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

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

  5. Dishonestverb

    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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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. Seth Harris:

    The issues and opportunities facing the fantasy sports industry can be best addressed through an independent agency supported by the industry and its members, we are confident that an independent control agency can prevent any unethical, dishonest, or unfair behavior.

  2. Michael Horn:

    Let’s be clear about this: our company was dishonest — with the EPA and the California Air Resources Board — and with all of you. And in my German words: We totally screwed up. We must fix those cars.

  3. Donald Trump:

    You're talking about millions and millions and millions of dollars of wasted money, there's been absolutely no collusion. But there has been a lot of collusion by the The Democrats, with Russia and a lot of other people that maybe they shouldn't have been dealing with, including very dishonest people.

  4. Brian Schatz:

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

  5. Macaulay Porter:

    McAuliffe has been called out many times for making false claims that he made a record investment in education, this is his M.O., make a dishonest statement and hope no one checks the facts.

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