honest truth

Honest truth
If someone claims that something is the honest truth, they wish to sound extra-sincere about something.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • honest truth —    If someone claims that something is the honest truth, they wish to sound extra sincere about something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Honest truth —   If someone claims that something is the honest truth, they wish to sound extrasincere about something …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • (the) honest truth — the honest truth phrase the complete truth Thesaurus: truthsynonym Main entry: honest …   Useful english dictionary

  • God's honest truth — noun Unquestionable, absolute truth …   Wiktionary

  • the honest truth — the complete truth …   English dictionary

  • truth — W2S1 [tru:θ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(true facts)¦ 2¦(being true)¦ 3¦(important ideas)¦ 4 in truth 5 if (the) truth be known/told 6 to tell (you) the truth 7 nothing could be further from the truth 8 the truth will out ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Ori …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • truth — [n1] reality, validity accuracy, actuality, authenticity, axiom, case, certainty, correctness, dope*, exactitude, exactness, fact, facts, factualism, factuality, factualness, genuineness, gospel*, gospel truth*, honest truth*, infallibility,… …   New thesaurus

  • honest */*/ — UK [ˈɒnɪst] / US [ˈɑnəst] adjective Metaphor: Being honest and moral is like being in a high position. Being dishonest and immoral is like being low down. She has very high/low standards. ♦ The president took the moral high ground. ♦ They are… …   English dictionary

  • honest — hon|est [ anəst ] adjective ** 1. ) a person who is honest does not tell lies or cheat people, and obeys the law: Most young people are decent and honest. an honest man honest about: I haven t been completely honest about my past experience.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Truth — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Object of knowledge. < N PARAG:Truth >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fact fact reality &c.(existence) 1 Sgm: N 1 plain matter of fact plain matter of fact Sgm: N 1 nature nature &c.(principle) 5 Sgm: N 1 truth truth …   English dictionary for students

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