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aboveboard

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adverb above·board \ə-ˈbəv-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of aboveboard

  1. :  in a straightforward manner :  openly




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aboveboard

adjective above·board

Simple Definition of aboveboard

  • : open, honest, and legal

Full Definition of aboveboard

  1. :  free from all traces of deceit or duplicity

Examples of aboveboard

  1. The committee tried to be fair and aboveboard in its hiring.

  2. an aboveboard and responsible proposal

  3. She acted in a completely open and aboveboard way.



1648

First Known Use of aboveboard

1648


ABOVEBOARD Defined for Kids

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aboveboard

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adverb above·board \ə-ˈbəv-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of aboveboard

  1. :  in an honest open way <All business is done aboveboard.>




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aboveboard

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adjective above·board

Definition of aboveboard

  1. :  free from tricks and secrecy <an aboveboard sale>




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