Synonyms for dishonorable

Synonyms for (adjective) dishonorable

Synonyms: dishonest, dishonorable

Definition: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

Similar words: duplicitous, double-dealing, double-faced, double-tongued, deceitful, ambidextrous, Janus-faced, two-faced

Definition: marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another

Usage: she was a deceitful scheming little thing- Israel Zangwill; a double-dealing double agent; a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer- W.M.Thackeray


Similar words: beguiling

Definition: misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods

Usage: taken in by beguiling tales of overnight fortunes


Similar words: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent

Definition: intended to deceive

Usage: deceitful advertising; fallacious testimony; smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice - S.T.Coleridge; a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes


Similar words: deceptive, shoddy, misleading

Definition: designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

Usage: 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


Similar words: false

Definition: designed to deceive

Usage: a suitcase with a false bottom


Similar words: picaresque

Definition: involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction

Usage: picaresque novels; waifs of the picaresque tradition; a picaresque hero


Similar words: rascally, blackguardly, scoundrelly, roguish

Definition: lacking principles or scruples

Usage: the rascally rabble; the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy - W.M. Thackaray; the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew


Similar words: thieving, thievish

Definition: given to thievery


Synonyms: dishonorable, dishonourable

Definition: lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor

Usage: dishonorable in thought and deed

Similar words: disgraceful, shameful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, black

Definition: (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

Usage: Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands- Rachel Carson; an ignominious retreat; inglorious defeat; an opprobrious monument to human greed; a shameful display of cowardice


Similar words: debasing, degrading

Definition: used of conduct; characterized by dishonor


Similar words: shabby

Definition: mean and unworthy and despicable

Usage: shabby treatment


Similar words: unprincipled

Definition: having little or no integrity


Similar words: yellow

Definition: cowardly or treacherous

Usage: the little yellow stain of treason-M.W.Straight; too yellow to stand and fight