from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Lack of honesty or integrity; improbity.
- n. A dishonest act or statement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The characteristic or condition of being dishonest.
- n. An act which is fraudulent or otherwise dishonest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Dishonor; dishonorableness; shame.
- n. Want of honesty, probity, or integrity in principle; want of fairness and straightforwardness; a disposition to defraud, deceive, or betray; faithlessness.
- n. Violation of trust or of justice; fraud; any deviation from probity; a dishonest act.
- n. Lewdness; unchastity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being dishonest; lack of honesty; want of probity or integrity; a disposition to cheat or defraud, or to deceive and betray.
- n. Violation of trust or of justice; fraud; treachery; any deviation from probity or integrity.
- n. Unchastity; lewdness.
- n. Synonyms Knavishness, deceitfulness, perfidiousness, unscrupulousness, unfairness, slipperiness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being dishonest
- n. lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
dishonest + -y (Wiktionary)