above-board

[ uh-buhv-bawrd, -bohrd ]SEE DEFINITION OF above-board
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Be open and above-board; say honestly that the whole was a 'get up.'

If we were bound to do it, we were bound to do it avowedly and above-board.

I know that now, and henceforth the open and above-board for me.

Then there is no hope of my seeing you openly and above-board?

No collusion; all fair and above-board—or, rather, above nose.

They are good-natured, or, if they quarrel, their quarrels are above-board.

This may be called a fair and above-board way of doing things.

It was only that I wanted to be open and above-board with you, Uncle, from the beginning.

All had been above-board, in the clear light of day, ruled by one law.

Entre nous, yes; but it was all above-board, and in the most gentlemanly manner.

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