One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he is accused of dishonest business practices’
fraudulent, corrupt, swindling, cheating, double-dealing
underhand, crafty, cunning, devious, designing, treacherous, perfidious, unfair, unjust, disreputable, rascally, roguish, dirty, unethical, immoral, dishonourable, unscrupulous, unprincipled, amoral
criminal, illegal, unlawful
false, untruthful, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, Janus-faced, lying, mendacious, untrustworthy
informal crooked, shady, tricky, sharp, shifty
British informal bent, dodgy
NZ Australian informal shonky
South African informal slim
archaic knavish, subtle, hollow-hearted
rare false-hearted, double-faced, truthless
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