adjective truth·ful \ˈtrüth-fəl\

: telling the truth

: containing or expressing the truth

Full Definition of TRUTHFUL

:  telling or disposed to tell the truth <a truthful witness>
truth·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
truth·ful·ness noun

Examples of TRUTHFUL

  1. We were not entirely truthful with her about where we went last night.
  2. I like keeping the house clean but, to be truthful, I hate vacuuming.

First Known Use of TRUTHFUL

circa 1567

Rhymes with TRUTHFUL

TRUTHFUL Defined for Kids


adjective truth·ful \ˈtrüth-fəl\

Definition of TRUTHFUL for Kids

:  telling or being in the habit of telling facts or making statements that are true
truth·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
truth·ful·ness noun


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