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English definition of “honest”

honest

adjective
 
/ˈɒnɪst/
B1 sincere and truthful: What is your honest opinion?
B1 not likely to lie, cheat, or steal: I’m just an honest man, trying to live my life.
to be honest informal B1 used to say your real opinion: To be honest, I didn’t really enjoy the party.
(Definition of honest from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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