up-and-up

noun
\ ˈəp-ən-ˈəp How to pronounce up-and-up (audio) \

Definition of up-and-up

: an honest or respectable course used in the phrase on the up-and-up

First Known Use of up-and-up

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Up-and-up.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up-and-up. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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