Definition of there's honor among thieves in US English:

there's honor among thieves

phrase

proverb
  • Dishonest people may have certain standards of behavior which they will respect.

    • ‘There may be honor among thieves, but there's NONE in politicians!’
    • ‘If you write about yourself the slightest deviation makes you realize instantly that there may be honor among thieves, but you are just a dirty liar.’