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Another word for dishonest

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

    See also:

    honest

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

      1. Having or marked by bends, curves, or angles.
      2. At an irregular or improper angle; askew:
      3. Dishonest or unscrupulous; fraudulent.
      1. Open to bribery; mercenary:
      2. Characterized by corrupt dealings, especially bribery:
      3. Obtainable for a price.
      1. Marked by immorality and perversion; depraved.
      2. Venal or dishonest:
      3. Containing errors or alterations, especially ones that prevent proper understanding or use:
    See also:

    honest

Another word for dishonest

Modifier
  1. Not honest

  2. Lacking integrity

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