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dishonest

  

      adj   not honest or fair; deceiving or fraudulent  
  dishonestly      adv  
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dishonest

  
  
bent     (slang)   cheating, corrupt, crafty, crooked     (informal)   deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, designing, disreputable, double-dealing, false, fraudulent, guileful, knavish     (archaic)   lying, mendacious, perfidious, shady     (informal)   swindling, treacherous, unfair, unprincipled, unscrupulous, untrustworthy, untruthful  
  
Antonyms     
   honest, honourable, law-abiding, lawful, principled, true, trustworthy, upright  

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adj.
1. [person] dishonest or suspect 2. [object] unreliable
[US] [informal] Ex1: I think his sources are hinky and I'll have to look into them. Ex2: Your brakes are a little hinky and you should get them replaced
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