Dis*hon"est (?), a. [Pref. dis-
+ honest: cf. F. déshonnête, OF.
deshoneste.] 1. Dishonorable; shameful;
indecent; unchaste; lewd. [Obs.]
Inglorious triumphs and dishonest
Speak no foul or dishonest words before them
[the women]. Sir T. North.
2. Dishonored; disgraced; disfigured.
Dishonest with lopped arms the youth
Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.
3. Wanting in honesty; void of integrity;
faithless; disposed to cheat or defraud; not trustworthy; as, a
4. Characterized by fraud; indicating a want
of probity; knavish; fraudulent; unjust.
To get dishonest gain. Ezek.
The dishonest profits of men in
Dis*hon"est, v. t. [Cf. OF.
deshonester.] To disgrace; to dishonor; as, to
dishonest a maid. [Obs.]
I will no longer dishonest my