dishonest


dishonest

adjective

Definition of DISHONEST

1
telling or containing lies <dishonest kids who lie about their ages in order to get into R-rated movies> <dishonest statements on the claims form>
2
given to or marked by cheating and deception <dishonest car dealers who roll back mileage gauges> <dishonest business deals that landed him in jail>
3
marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value <dishonest appraisals of art works that were part of an elaborate scheme to defraud insurance companies>
Near Antonyms legitimate, true, valid

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