Examples of dishonest in a Sentence
She gave dishonest answers to our questions.
dishonest kids who lie about their ages in order to get into R-rated movies
Recent Examples of dishonest from the Web
Well, no one wants to seem dishonest or insecure, but drawing on McGregor's point, photo filtering has become something of a social media norm.
This is a dishonest measure, dishonestly presented, and Congress should reject it.
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Origin and Etymology of dishonest
Middle English, from Anglo-French deshoneste, from des- dis- + honeste honest
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of dishonest
DISHONEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dishonest for English Language Learners
: saying or likely to say things that are untrue
: containing information that is untrue
: used to deceive someone
DISHONEST Defined for Kids
Definition of dishonest for Students
: not honest or trustworthy
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