One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an untrustworthy, deceitful, or insincere way.‘he admitted six offenses of dishonestly obtaining money’‘they acted dishonestly for their own selfish gains’
- ‘He jailed Cooper for one year, saying he had behaved dishonestly to a person who considered him her friend.’
- ‘All these claims were made dishonestly.’
- ‘The case was fairly and squarely put at trial that they were dishonestly deceiving the court.’
- ‘By continuing to assert dishonestly your innocence in the removal of money you have compelled the family to come here and give evidence.’
- ‘He admitted dishonestly receiving items stolen in a burglary and also theft of a bank card.’
- ‘Mr Brown had dishonestly withheld information.’
- ‘One claim was that a lawyer who was a director of the company had dishonestly assisted in the fraud.’
- ‘He had dishonestly taken bribes with a view to fixing the result of games in which he would be playing.’
- ‘A person may dishonestly assist in the commission of a breach of trust without any idea of what a trust means.’
- ‘It was alleged the doctor had won the accreditation by deliberately and dishonestly misrepresenting his career history.’
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