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English definition of “honest”

honest

adjective     /ˈɒn.ɪst/ US  /ˈɑː.nɪst/
B1 telling the truth or able to be trusted and not likely to steal , cheat , or lie : She's completely honest. I'd like you to give me an honest answer / your honest opinion . He had an honest face (= he looked like he could be trusted ). To be honest (with you), I don't think it will be possible . → Opposite dishonestHonesty, openness and sincerity
(Definition of honest adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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