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"


  1. dishonest(Adjective)

    Not honest.

  2. dishonest(Adjective)

    Interfering with honesty.

  3. Origin: deshoneste, from dehonestus. See dis-, honest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dishonest(adj)

    dishonorable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd

  2. Dishonest(adj)

    dishonored; disgraced; disfigured

  3. Dishonest(adj)

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

  4. Dishonest(adj)

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

  5. Dishonest(verb)

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

  6. Origin: [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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  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. Marcus Aurelius:

    Anger cannot be dishonest.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    She said they were dishonest and unfair.

  3. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley:

    It would be intellectually dishonest for me to say that at this point.

  4. Vladimir Padrino:

    Do not come to buy us with a dishonest offer, as if we do not have dignity.

  5. Mark Rober:

    Something needs to be done to take a stance against dishonest punks like this.

Images & Illustrations of dishonest

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