What is honest?

  • (adj): Marked by truth.
    Example: "Gave honest answers"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on honest:

Language Of Adoption - Honest Adoption Language
... Honest Adoption Language" refers to a set of terms that reflect the point of view that (1) family relationships (social, emotional, psychological or physical) that existed prior to the legal ... Some people choose to use "Honest Adoption Language" (HAL) because it reflects the original terminology ... The reasons against its use The term "Honest" implies that all other language used in adoption is dishonest ...
So Long Mr. Chumps - Plot
... The Stooges are inept, but honest, street cleaners ... a 5,000-dollar reward if they can find an honest man with executive abilities ... An honest dog ultimately leads them to a weeping girl (Dorothy Appleby) who explains that her sweetheart has been unfairly jailed ...
Select Registry - History
... unique places that offered what he called, "good honest lodging, good honest food, and good honest feeling." Through his book, Country Inns and Back Roads, Simpson introduced the traveling public to this ...
Bravely - As A Strength in Psychology - Honesty
... associate honesty with courage, there are obvious situations in life where to be honest and authentic requires a great deal of strength in the midst of fear ... While all people seem to grow in their understanding of the moral importance of honest and integrity as they grow older, there are certain individuals who seem to especially excel in this human strength ... so much so that many measurements have been developed in an effort to identify especially honest individuals ...
Supermarket Woman - Plot
... Galore' opens, and threatens the longer-established 'Honest Goro' with its aggressive price cutting ... The owner of 'Honest Goro' (Goro, played by Masahiko Tsugawa) inspects the new store, and bumps into an old classmate he hasn't seen for years (Hanako, played ... Meanwhile, the manager of 'Honest Goro' is taking back-handers from 'Bargains Galore', and eventually resigns to start work at the new supermarket, trying to take ...

More definitions of "honest":

  • (adj): Habitually speaking the truth.
    Example: "An honest man"
    Synonyms: veracious
  • (adj): Free from guile.
    Example: "His answer was simple and honest"
    Synonyms: guileless
  • (adj): Not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent.
    Example: "Honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"; "an honest wage"; "honest weight"
    Synonyms: honorable
  • (adj): Without dissimulation; frank.
    Example: "My honest opinion"
  • (adj): Without pretensions.
    Example: "Worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food"

Famous quotes containing the word honest:

    Stay on the beach. The natives over there are cannibals. They eat liars with the same enthusiasm as they eat honest men.
    Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason)

    You shall have only a full and honest weight; you shall have only a full and honest measure, so that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 25:15.