Definition of 'dishonest'

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Example sentences containing 'dishonest'

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It would be dishonest to say otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We went in at the right time and our dreams are ruined because of some dishonest people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have dishonest people in our club and they will be smoked out. The Sun (2016)He says that he waited so long because so many people become dishonest when they wed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The dishonest man looked closely at the wrapper. Pressley, Michael & McCormick, Christine Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)She was a weak, dishonest person. Diana Wynne Jones CHARMED LIFE (1977)It can turn a grown man into a conniving, dishonest person. Christianity Today (2000)You are also deceitful, dishonest and manipulative. The Sun (2011)The films portray executives as scheming, manipulative and dishonest. The Sun (2013)I would go as far as to say it was dishonest. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was surrounded by dishonest people taking advantage of me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I find this behaviour despicable and dishonest. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's totally dishonest and people should know what is really going on when you help with these surveys. The Sun (2008)It is recognised that dishonest people tend to rationalise more than honest people; they fake the facts of reality. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm sure you are not a wholly dishonest man. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They're dishonest if they say they don't. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But he is a nasty, dishonest, selfish man. The Sun (2009)She craves attention, is selfish, dishonest and manipulative. The Sun (2014)Fraud is often uncovered when businesses fail, as hitherto honest individuals are tempted into dishonest behaviour in an attempt to maintain their high quality of life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nature, the science magazine, published a study which suggested that the culture of the industry encourages such dishonest behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With one million employed in the wider financial services industry, that could mean anything up to 100,000 people are dishonest and flaky. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'dishonest'

British English: dishonest /dɪsˈɒnɪst/ ADJECTIVE
If you say someone is dishonest, you mean that they are not honest and you cannot trust them.
It would be dishonest to mislead people.
  • American English: dishonest
  • Arabic: غَيْرُ أَمِيـن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desonesto
  • Chinese: 不诚实的
  • Croatian: neiskren
  • Czech: nepoctivý
  • Danish: uærlig
  • Dutch: oneerlijk
  • European Spanish: deshonesto
  • Finnish: epärehellinen
  • French: malhonnête
  • German: unehrlich
  • Greek: ανέντιμος
  • Italian: disonesto
  • Japanese: 不正直な
  • Korean: 부정직한
  • Norwegian: uærlig
  • Polish: nieuczciwy
  • European Portuguese: desonesto
  • Romanian: necinstit
  • Russian: бесчестный
  • Latin American Spanish: deshonesto
  • Swedish: oärlig
  • Thai: ไม่ซื่อสัตย์
  • Turkish: dürüst olmayan
  • Ukrainian: нечесний
  • Vietnamese: không trung thực


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