1. [ adjective ] deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
Synonyms: dishonest
Related terms: honest deceptive thieving ambidextrous beguiling ambidextrous deceitful rascally false picaresque false crooked untrustworthy insincere
2. [ adjective ] lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
Synonyms: dishonourable

"dishonorable in thought and deed" "a dishonorable discharge"

Related terms: honorable black debasing shabby unprincipled yellow dishonest unworthy ignoble disreputable unjust inglorious honorableness
3. [ adjective ] morally unacceptable
Synonyms: dishonourable

"the dishonorable conduct of trusted men"

Related terms: ignoble
4. [ adjective ] not adhering to ethical or moral principles
Synonyms: immoral dishonourable unethical base

"base and unpatriotic motives" "a base, degrading way of life" "cheating is dishonorable" "they considered colonialism immoral" "unethical practices in handling public funds"

Related terms: wrong
5. [ adjective ] not bringing honor and glory
Synonyms: inglorious

"some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"

Related terms: glorious obscure unknown
Similar spelling:   dishonourable