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English definition of “dishonest”


adjective uk   /dɪˈsɒn.ɪst/ us    /-ˈsɑː.nɪst/
B2 not honest: a dishonest lawyer a dishonest way of making money morally dishonest intellectually dishonest He's been dishonest in his dealings with us/about his past.
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
C1 The money was dishonestly obtained. She's been accused of acting dishonestly.
noun [U] uk   /-ˈsɒn.ɪ.sti/ us    /-ˈsɑː.nə.sti/
B2 Her dishonesty landed her in prison.
(Definition of dishonest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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