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Aboveboard   /əbˈəvbˌɔrd/   Listen
Aboveboard

adverb
1.
In an honest manner.  Synonym: honestly.  "Was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"






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"Aboveboard" Quotes from Famous Books



... was open and aboveboard," I continued, beginning to fear we had hastily misjudged Miss ...
— Hilda Wade - A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose • Grant Allen

... open and aboveboard that it hadn't been thought worth while to hide its wording under the ...
— Red Masquerade • Louis Joseph Vance

... untutored, unsophisticated, ingenu^, unaffected, naive; sincere, frank; open, open as day; candid, ingenuous, guileless; unsuspicious, honest &c 939; innocent &c 946; Arcadian^; undesigning, straightforward, unreserved, aboveboard; simple-minded, single-minded; frank-hearted, open-hearted, single-hearted, simple-hearted. free-spoken, plain-spoken, outspoken; blunt, downright, direct, matter of fact, unpoetical^; unflattering. Adv. in plain words, in plain English; without mincing the matter; not to ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... leaped in me to beat in neck and temple, at sight of my own comrades! And how I envied them, free to ride erect and proud in the light of day, harnessed for battle, flying no false colors for concealment—all fair and clean and aboveboard! ...
— The Reckoning • Robert W. Chambers



Words linked to "Aboveboard" :   straightforward, dishonestly, straight, square



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