dishonour
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /dɪsˈɒnə(ɹ)/
Noun

dishonour (UK, Canada, Australia, NZ, Ireland, South Africa)

  1. Shame or disgrace.
    You have brought dishonour upon the family.
  2. Lack of honour or integrity.
  3. (legal) Failure or refusal of the drawee or intended acceptor of a negotiable instrument, such as a bill of exchange or note, to accept it or, if it is accepted, to pay and retire it.
Synonyms Translations Verb

dishonour (dishonours, present participle dishonouring; past and past participle dishonoured) (UK, Canada, Australia, NZ, Ireland, South Africa)

  1. To bring disgrace upon someone or something; to shame.
    You have dishonoured the family.
  2. To refuse to accept something, such as a cheque; to not honor.
  3. To violate or rape.
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