Antonyms of adj honest

7 senses of honest

Sense 1
honest (vs. dishonest), honorable -- (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting")

dishonest (vs. honest), dishonorable -- (deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive)
        => ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued -- (marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray)
        => beguiling -- (misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods; "taken in by beguiling tales of overnight fortunes")
        => deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent -- (intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes")
        => deceptive, misleading, shoddy -- (designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices")
        => false -- (designed to deceive; "a suitcase with a false bottom")
        => picaresque -- (involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction; "picaresque novels"; "waifs of the picaresque tradition"; "a picaresque hero")
        => rascally, roguish, scoundrelly, blackguardly -- (lacking principles or scruples; "the rascally rabble"; "the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray; "the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew")
        => thieving (prenominal), thievish -- (given to thievery)

Sense 2
honest -- (without dissimulation; frank; "my honest opinion")

INDIRECT (VIA sincere) -> insincere -- (lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere")

Sense 3
dependable, honest, reliable, true (predicate) -- (worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me")

INDIRECT (VIA trustworthy) -> untrustworthy, untrusty -- (not worthy of trust or belief; "an untrustworthy person")

Sense 4
honest -- (without pretensions; "worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food")

INDIRECT (VIA unpretentious) -> pretentious -- (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition")

Sense 5
honest -- (marked by truth; "gave honest answers"; "honest reporting")

INDIRECT (VIA truthful) -> untruthful -- (not expressing or given to expressing the truth; "the statement given under oath was untruthful"; "an untruthful person")

Sense 6
good, honest -- (not forged; "a good dollar bill")

INDIRECT (VIA genuine) -> counterfeit, imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")

Sense 7
honest, fair -- (gained or earned without cheating or stealing; "an honest wage"; "an fair penny")

INDIRECT (VIA equitable) -> inequitable, unjust -- (not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation")

Similarity of adj honest

7 senses of honest

Sense 1
honest (vs. dishonest), honorable -- (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting")
       => downright -- (characterized by plain blunt honesty; "a downright answer"; "a downright kind of person")
          Also See-> direct#3; genuine#1, echt#1; honorable#2, honourable#1; ingenuous#1, artless#1; sincere#1; straight#6, square#2; true#1; trustworthy#1, trusty#1

Sense 2
honest -- (without dissimulation; frank; "my honest opinion")
       => sincere (vs. insincere) -- (open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship")

Sense 3
dependable, honest, reliable, true (predicate) -- (worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable sourcSFLe of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me")
       => trustworthy (vs. untrustworthy), trusty -- (worthy of trust or belief; "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion")

Sense 4
honest -- (without pretensions; "worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food")
       => unpretentious (vs. pretentious) -- (lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor")

Sense 5
honest -- (marked by truth; "gave honest answers"; "honest reporting")
       => truthful (vs. untruthful), true -- (expressing or given to expressing the truth; "a true statement"; "gave truthful testimony"; "a truthful person")

Sense 6
good, honest -- (not forged; "a good dollar bill")
       => genuine (vs. counterfeit), echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")

Sense 7
honest, fair -- (gained or earned without cheating or stealing; "an honest wage"; "an fair penny")
       => equitable (vs. inequitable), just -- (fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children")

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