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Synonyms for dishonest
dɪsˈɒn ɪstdis·hon·est

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  1. dishonestadjective


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  3. dishonestadjective


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonest, dishonorableadjective

    deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

    dishonourable, purchasable, venal, bribable, corruptible, dishonorable

    downright, honorable, honest, incorrupt

  2. corruptible, bribable, dishonest, purchasable, venaladjective

    capable of being corrupted

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

    for sale, purchasable, venal, bribable, corruptible, dishonorable

    honest, downright, honorable, incorrupt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dishonestadjective

    faithless, knavish, false, unfair, disingenuous, fraudulent, deceitful, treacherous, slippery, unscrupulous, perfidious, wicked, false-hearted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dishonestadjective

    unscrupulous, corruptible, deceitful, fraudulent

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How to use dishonest in a sentence?

  1. President Kenyatta:

    I will lead a national coordinated effort ... to reverse perverse incentives that lead to corruption, close the loopholes that dishonest officials use to steal and to tighten our legislation work.

  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. Samuel Smiles:

    It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune...

  4. Pavel Kolobkov:

    It’s obvious that in this particular case, the athlete could not have intentionally used a prohibited substance, it just does not make any sense, curling, in theory, in not the kind of sport in which dishonest athletes dope.

  5. Eunicio Oliveira:

    She has done nothing dishonest. Only the economic crisis can bring her down, by fueling social discontent.

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