not honest; intending to trick people Beware of dishonest traders in the tourist areas. I don't like him, and it would be dishonest of me to pretend otherwise. opposite honest
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adverb He was accused of dishonestly obtaining property.
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NAmE//dɪsˈɑnəsti//noun [uncountable] Five civil servants were dismissed for dishonesty and misconduct.