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See definition of aboveboard on Dictionary.com
  • adj.candid
  • adv.candidly

synonyms for aboveboard

  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • forthright
  • frank
  • honest
  • open
  • overt
  • right on
  • square
  • straight
  • straight from shoulder
  • straightforward
  • true
  • up front
  • veracious
  • honestly
  • frankly
  • openly
  • truly
  • truthfully
  • on the up and up
  • overtly
  • veraciously
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antonyms for aboveboard

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  • deceitful
  • devious
  • lying
  • shady
  • underhanded
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How to use aboveboard in a sentence

Google and Facebook have said little publicly in response to the new suit, and have maintained that Jedi Blue agreement was legal and aboveboard.
THESE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS SAY FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE ARE KILLING THEM. NOW THEY’RE FIGHTING BACK.MARGARET SULLIVANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"Since things are aboveboard—listen here," said Greenfield with sudden seriousness.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
Quick tempers and excitable natures do not arouse mistrust, as they are at least "clear and aboveboard."
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
They all 'as that; dylies, weeklies, evenin's, Sundyes; but it's of no consequence—my voos are open and aboveboard.
THE FOUNDATIONS (FOURTH SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
The underhand scheme ran counter to the aboveboard principles of the scout law which he had sworn to obey; of that he felt sure.
A SCOUT OF TO-DAYISABEL HORNIBROOK
It is all aboveboard and it is all done by men of high honour and good character—I mean the Embassy staff.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IIBURTON J. HENDRICK
A message ostensibly so open and aboveboard that it hadn't been thought worth while to hide its wording under the cloak of a code.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
I would have welcomed any change for you, and thanked God for it, if only it could have come honorably and aboveboard.
THE STORY OF WAITSTILL BAXTERBY KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
One night he sent for me, though I always stated I liked all my dealings to be aboveboard.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
I wish some other people I know of did business as clean and aboveboard as you young fellows.
JIM SPURLING, FISHERMANALBERT WALTER TOLMAN
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