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Another word for dishonest

Adjective
  1. Given to or marked by deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of the truth

  2. See also:

    honest

  3. Marked by dishonesty, especially in matters of public trust

  4. See also:

    honest

Another word for dishonest

Modifier

Synonym Study

  • Untruthful is used as a somewhat softened substitute for lying, esp. with reference to statements, reports, etc. an untruthful account
  • Lying suggests only the act of telling a falsehood curb your lying tongue
  • Deceitful implies an intent to make someone believe what is not true, as by giving a false appearance, using fraud, etc. a deceitful advertisement
  • Dishonest implies the act or practice of telling a lie, or of cheating, deceiving, stealing, etc. a dishonest official