Not honest; lying, cheating, etc.
Webster's New World
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
Resulting from or marked by a lack of honesty.
Sir T. North.
Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].
Origin of Dishonest
Middle English dishoneste dishonorable from Old French deshoneste probably from Medieval Latin dishonestus Latin dis- dis- Latin honestus honorable honest
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old French deshoneste, from Latin dehonestus. See dis-, honest
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