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Aboveboard

Aboveboard Meaning & Definition
Aboveboard Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Aboveboard?

[adv] in an honest manner; "in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"
[adj] without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Aboveboard: honestly | straight | straightforward

Related Terms | Find terms related to Aboveboard: artless | authentic | before one | bona fide | face to face | fair and square | forthright | foursquare | genuine | good-faith | in broad daylight | in open court | in plain sight | in plain view | in public | in public view | in the marketplace | in the open | ingenuous | on the level | on the square | on the table | on the up-and-up | open | open and aboveboard | openly | overtly | plain dealing | publicly | scrupulous | single-hearted | square | square-dealing | square-shooting | straight | straight-shooting | unsophisticated | up-and-up | veritable

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Aboveboard In Webster's Dictionary

\A*bove"board`\, adv. Above the board or table. Hence: in open sight; without trick, concealment, or deception. ``Fair and aboveboard.'' --Burke. Note: This expression is said by Johnson to have been borrowed from gamesters, who, when they change their cards, put their hands under the table.

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