Meaning of dishonest

dis•hon•est

Pronunciation: (dis-on'ist), [key]
— adj.
  1. not honest; disposed to lie, cheat, or steal; not worthy of trust or belief: a dishonest person.
  2. proceeding from or exhibiting lack of honesty; fraudulent: a dishonest advertisement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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