dishonest
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈsɒnɪst/
  • (America) IPA: /dɨˈsɑnɪst/
Adjective

dishonest

  1. Not honest.
  2. Interfering with honesty.
  3. (obsolete) Dishonourable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd.
    • 1713, Alexander Pope, Windsor Forest:
      inglorious triumphs and dishonest scars
    • Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].
  4. (obsolete) Dishonoured; disgraced; disfigured.
    • Dishonest with lopped arms the youth appears, / Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.
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