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English definition of “honest”

honest

adjective uk   /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
Honesty, openness and sincerity
(Definition of honest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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