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  Definition of honest
  1. free from guile; "his answer was simple and honest"
  2. not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"; "an honest wage"; "honest weight"
  3. marked by truth; "gave honest answers"
  4. habitually speaking the truth; "an honest man"; "a veracious witness"
  5. without pretensions; "worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food"
  6. without dissimulation; frank; "my honest opinion"
  7. worthy of being depended on; "a dependable worker"; "an honest working stiff"; "a reliable source of information"; "he was true to his word"; "I would be true for there are those who trust me"
Similar Words: guileless, honorable, veracious, dependable, reliable, true(p)

 

See Also: direct, genuine, echt, honorable, honourable, sincere, straight, true, trustworthy, trusty

 

Anagrams: ethnos, Stheno

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: eerlijk   Finnish: rehellinen  
French: honnête   German: ehrlich  
Greek: τίμιος   Italian: onesto  
Japanese: 正直な   Norwegian: ærlig  
Portuguese: honesto   Russian: честный  
Spanish: honesto   Swedish: ärlig  
Thai: ซื่อสัตย์  
 
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