honor among thieves

honor among thieves
Honor among thieves
If someone says there is honor among thieves, this means that even corrupt or bad people sometimes have a sense of honor or integrity, or justice, even if it is skewed.  ('Honour among thieves' is the British English version.)

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  • Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves — Sly Raccoon Entwickler: Sucker Punch Productions Verleger: Sony Computer Entertainment Publikation: 22. Januar 2003 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • there's honor among thieves — ► there s honor among thieves proverb dishonest people may have certain standards of behaviour which they will respect. Main Entry: ↑honor …   English terms dictionary

  • Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves — Sly 3 Sly 3 Éditeur Sony Computer Entertainment Développeur Sucker Punch Productions Date de sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • there is honour among thieves — The concept is found in c 1622–3 Soddered Citizen (1936) 1. 305 Theeues haue betweene themselues, a truth, And faith, which they keepe firme, by which They doe subsist; 1703 P. A. MOTTEUX Don Quixote II. lx. The old proverb still holds good,… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • there's honor among thieves — proverb dishonest people may have certain standards of behavior that they will respect …   Useful english dictionary

  • honor — (Brit. honour) ► NOUN 1) high respect. 2) pride and pleasure from being shown respect. 3) a clear sense of what is morally right. 4) a person or thing that brings credit. 5) a thing conferred as a distinction. 6) (hon …   English terms dictionary

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