Synonyms for aboveboard
|Grammar : Adj, adv|
|Spell : uh-buhv-bawrd, -bohrd|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbʌvˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd|
Top 10 synonyms for aboveboard Other synonyms for the word aboveboard
Définition of aboveboardOrigin :
- 1610s, from above and board (n.1). "A figurative expression borrowed from gamesters, who, when they put their hands under the table, are changing their cards." [Johnson]
- adj candid
- adv candidly
- Such espionage pointed to something that was not quite open and aboveboard.
- Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
- They were things that didn't seem—what you would call square and aboveboard.
- Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
- Must be willing to Work and Keep House shipshape and aboveboard.
- Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
- And yet, if it was all aboveboard, he wouldn't have said that!
- Extract from : « The Giant's Robe » by F. Anstey
- Fundamental bent toward what is clean, manly and aboveboard!
- Extract from : « Face to Face with Kaiserism » by James W. Gerard
- I like the youth who is open and aboveboard, who says what he means and who is frank and fearless.
- Extract from : « Motor Matt's Clue » by Stanley R. Matthews
- Everything open and aboveboard, say I,—there's no occasion for mystery.
- Extract from : « The Wizard of West Penwith » by William Bentinck Forfar
- All this is fair and aboveboard and individual and progressive.
- Extract from : « Principles of Political Economy » by Arthur Latham Perry
- In these matters I believe in being absolutely frank and aboveboard.
- Extract from : « Europe Revised » by Irvin S. Cobb
- Best way, as far as I see, is to be open and aboveboard and firm.
- Extract from : « The Side Of The Angels » by Basil King
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