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Words used to describe dishonest people and behaviour - synonyms or related words

sketchy

adjective

informal

dishonest or not reliable

clever

adjective

good at achieving what you want, especially by using unusual or slightly dishonest methods

dubious

adjective

not completely good, safe, or honest

corrupt

adjective

doing dishonest, illegal, or immoral things in order to gain money or power

dishonest

adjective

willing to do things that are not honest, for example tell lies or steal things

cunning

adjective

someone who is cunning uses their intelligence to get what they want, especially by tricking or cheating people

devious

adjective

dishonest and clever

fraudulent

adjective

made with the intention of tricking someone, especially illegally

unscrupulous

adjective

willing to do things that are unfair, dishonest, or illegal

unworthy

adjective

dishonest, or morally wrong

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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