Definition of 'honest'
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Sometimes it is better to be honest with people about how you feel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And he does not leave himself out of that brutally honest assessment. The Sun (2016)We are extremely lucky that our documents ended up with an honest person. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is honest and knows the team have not been good enough. The Sun (2016)Are you ready for an honest opinion? Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is always straightforward and honest. The Sun (2016)He was a very honest man. The Sun (2017)We already have genuine, honest players. The Sun (2017)He was approachable, open and honest. The Sun (2017)You only find out when you work with them and he is a genuine and honest player. The Sun (2010)It was a fair and honest comment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can be totally honest with people. Christianity Today (2000)They are more open and honest about themselves and more tolerant of human diversity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have to be brutally honest with yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Which party leader do you think is the most honest and trustworthy? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The most important person to be honest with is yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You have to be honest and say it would mean tax rises for the rich. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you are honest you will know what he said is exactly spot on. The Sun (2006)He was always honest with me and we had different life expectations. The Sun (2013)Talk to as many people as you can who you trust to give you an honest opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You will have to be really honest about this. Beat Stress (1992)That is an honest appraisal given the bad blood that has been spilt over the years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)War poetry and memoirs tell a more honest story. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are very old friends and quite honest with each other. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The witness was a transparently honest man and in a small work force his reply sounded unlikely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is a guy who is honest and genuine. The Sun (2010)We have no interest in probing honest people who are paying their taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It would be better for you to be in an open and honest relationship. The Sun (2011)The world is so hypocritical that the only way to be a honest person is to be a hermit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some 40 per cent have concluded that she is neither honest nor trustworthy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'honest'
British English: honest /ˈɒnɪst/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as honest, you mean that they always tell the truth, and do not try to deceive people or break the law.
He is a very honest, decent man.
- American English: honest
- Arabic: أَمِيـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: honesto
- Chinese: 诚实的
- Croatian: pošten
- Czech: čestný
- Danish: ærlig
- Dutch: eerlijk
- European Spanish: honrado
- Finnish: rehellinen
- French: honnête
- German: ehrlich
- Greek: ειλικρινής
- Italian: onesto
- Japanese: 正直な
- Korean: 정직한
- Norwegian: ærlig
- Polish: uczciwy
- European Portuguese: honesto
- Romanian: cinstit
- Russian: честный
- Spanish: honrado
- Swedish: ärlig
- Thai: ซื่อสัตย์
- Turkish: dürüst
- Ukrainian: щирий
- Vietnamese: trung thực
Definition of honest from the Collins English Dictionary
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