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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·hon·est /(ˌ)dɪˈsɑnəst ||ˈzɑ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·hon·est a.
 1. Dishonorable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd. [Obs.]
    Inglorious triumphs and dishonest scars.   --Pope.
    Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].   --Sir T. North.
 2. Dishonored; disgraced; disfigured. [Obs.]
 Dishonest with lopped arms the youth appears,
 Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.   --Dryden.
 3. Wanting in honesty; void of integrity; faithless; disposed to cheat or defraud; not trustworthy; as, a dishonest man.
 4. Characterized by fraud; indicating a want of probity; knavish; fraudulent; unjust.
    To get dishonest gain.   --Ezek. xxii. 27.
    The dishonest profits of men in office.   --Bancroft.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·hon·est, v. t.  To disgrace; to dishonor; as, to dishonest a maid. [Obs.]
    I will no longer dishonest my house.   --Chapman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or
             deceive [syn: dishonorable] [ant: honest]
      2: lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable [syn: unscrupulous]
      3: lacking truthfulness; "a dishonest answer"
      4: capable of being corrupted; "corruptible judges"; "dishonest
         politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police
         officer" [syn: corruptible, bribable, purchasable, venal]