from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
- adj. Resulting from or marked by a lack of honesty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not honest.
- adj. Interfering with honesty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dishonorable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd.
- adj. Dishonored; disgraced; disfigured.
- adj. Wanting in honesty; void of integrity; faithless; disposed to cheat or defraud; not trustworthy.
- adj. Characterized by fraud; indicating a want of probity; knavish; fraudulent; unjust.
- transitive v. To disgrace; to dishonor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not honest; without honesty; destitute of probity or integrity; having or exercising a disposition to deceive, cheat, or defraud.
- Not honest in quality; proceeding from or exhibiting lack of honesty, fraudulent; knavish: as, a dishonest transaction.
- Dishonored; disgraced.
- Dishonorable; disgraceful; ignominious.
- Unchaste; lewd.
- Synonyms and False, unfair, disingenuous, unscrupulous, perfidious, treacherous, slippery.
- To dishonor; disgrace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being corrupted
- adj. deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
Middle English dishoneste, dishonorable, from Old French deshoneste, probably from Medieval Latin *dishonestus : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin honestus, honorable; see honest.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old French deshoneste, from Latin dehonestus. See dis-, honest (Wiktionary)