1. [ adjective ] deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
Synonyms: dishonorable
Related terms: honest deceptive thieving beguiling false ambidextrous deceitful rascally ambidextrous picaresque false insincere untrustworthy crooked dishonorable
2. [ adjective ] lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable
Synonyms: unscrupulous
Related terms: crooked
3. [ adjective ] lacking truthfulness

"a dishonest answer"

Related terms: untruthful
4. [ adjective ] capable of being corrupted
Synonyms: bribable purchasable venal corruptible

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

Related terms: corrupt
Similar spelling:   dishonesty