Adjective(1) deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive(2) capable of being corrupted
(1) It might be very hurtful for parents to find that their daughter is dishonest .(2) You were attracted by the glamour of owning a football club but were prepared to use dishonest means to obtain that glamour.(3) A series of dishonest dealings ensues, and the ramifications extend well beyond the contest.(4) We must show our country that there is an alternative to this deceitful, dishonest , and discredited government.(5) So the next best strategy is to convince the electorate that all the other candidates are just as tawdry and dishonest .(6) Rarely has the true face of our bloodthirsty, dishonest and hypocritical rulers been revealed so clearly.(7) you don't have to be dishonest about it(8) I think it is dishonest to advertise their service as impartial.(9) Anyone who was a little dishonest could have taken that mail.(10) dishonest traders(11) If a person pretends to be what he is not, he is usually accused of being dishonest or fraudulent.(12) As it is I am not a dishonest person, and I did not feel good about lying.(13) Is my use of the term in that sense misleading or dishonest ?(14) If your bag is stolen and you happen to have a letter containing your address in it, a dishonest person could easily break in.(15) The various excuses and explanations he has given are transparently false and dishonest .(16) I am not prepared to find that any of these witnesses was dishonest in the evidence that they gave.
1. fraudulent ::
2. venal ::
3. dishonorable ::
1. honest ::
2. veracious ::
dishonest, dishonestly, dishonesty
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In my experience,
only DISHONEST people think this way.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9
it just seemed
so darned DISHONEST.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 16
Making honest feelings do DISHONEST work
is one of her many gifts.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 7
I can't. Losing on purpose
is intellectually DISHONEST.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 6
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