Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms of dishonest lying, mendacious, untruthful Words Related to dishonest erroneous, fallacious, false, misleading, untrue; double-dealing, hypocrite, hypocritical, insincere, mealymouthed, smooth-tongued, two-faced; perjurious Near Antonyms of dishonest candid, open, plainspoken, straightforward; earnest, sincere, true; conscientious, moral, principled, scrupulous; dependable, reliable, trustable, trustworthy, trusty; decent, ethical, honorable, just, respectable, righteous, right-minded, straight, upright, upstanding, virtuous Antonyms of dishonest honest, truthful, veracious
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 Synonyms of dishonest bent [chiefly British], crooked, deceptive, double-dealing, duplicitous, fast, fraudulent, guileful, rogue, shady, sharp, shifty, underhand, underhanded Words Related to dishonest unconscionable, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous; deceitful, deceiving, deluding, delusive, delusory, false; artful, beguiling, cagey (also cagy), crafty, cunning, foxy, slick, sly, subtle, wily; defrauding, devious, furtive, slippery, sneaking, sneaky, trickish, tricky; insidious, perfidious, treacherous Near Antonyms of dishonest conscientious, decent, ethical, honorable, just, scrupulous, upright; forthright, straightforward Antonyms of dishonest aboveboard, honest, straight
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 Synonyms of dishonest crooked, deceitful, defrauding, fraudulent, double-dealing, falseWords Related to dishonest beguiling, deceiving, deceptive, deluding, delusive, delusory, duplicitous, fallacious, misleading, specious; spuriousNear Antonyms of dishonest legitimate, true, validAntonyms of dishonest aboveboard, honest, truthful
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