Definitions of honest

  1. Honesty. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. Honestly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. marked by truth; "gave honest answers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. without pretensions; "worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. without dissimulation; frank; "my honest opinion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Characterized by integrity or fairness and straight/forwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc.; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; -- said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Open; frank; as, an honest countenance. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Chaste; faithful; virtuous. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Full of honor: just: the opp. of thievish, free from fraud: frank: chaste: (B.) also, honorable. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Just in dealing; sincere. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Fair and candid in dealings; frank; open; just; upright; also, chaste. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Fair in dealing with others; just and upright; free from fraud; sincere; unreserved; honourable or suitable; chaste; faithful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for honest

  1. Oh, had she not been honest – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  2. I tried to do my duty, sir, and I expect every honest man to do his. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains