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honest-to-goodness

[ on-ist-tuh-goo d-nis ]SEE DEFINITION OF honest-to-goodness
  • as ingenuine
  • as inhonest-to-God

Synonyms for honest-to-goodness

  • absolute
  • bona fide
  • certain
  • honest
  • legitimate
  • natural
  • palpable
  • positive
  • pure
  • -carat
  • 24-carat
  • accurate
  • actual
  • demonstrable
  • exact
  • factual
  • good
  • hard
  • indubitable
  • kosher
  • literal
  • official
  • original
  • plain
  • precise
  • proved
  • sound
  • sterling
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Antonyms for honest-to-goodness

  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • indefinite
  • questionable
  • uncertain
  • unsure
  • affected
  • counterfeit
  • deceiving
  • deceptive
  • dishonest
  • false
  • illegitimate
  • insincere
  • misleading
  • sham
  • unreal
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HONEST-TO-GOODNESS

Been a long time since I've tasted a real, honest-to-goodness hamburger.

Mebbe youre an honest-to-goodness reporter, and mebbe youre not.

Why couldnt you let the rest of us get a glimpse of some honest-to-goodness sharpers?

Now, honest-to-goodness, Nead, did Mrs. Magoon say shed hold this room until you had decided?

At first I thought he was just a remote-control tool, but I finally saw that he was a real, honest-to-goodness robot.

"You told me down in Mandan that you'd never seen an honest-to-goodness cowboy," he whispered.

You see, us Schmidts came over from Germany about a hundred years ago, but were honest-to-goodness Americans just the same.

But it doesn't seem to fit in up here—unless a fellow meant it honest-to-goodness.

But somewhere in its mysterious and odorous depths that little bourgeois cafe harbored an honest-to-goodness cook.

We'll have an honest-to-goodness musicale with Signora Geraldina Courtlandta as head-liner.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HONEST-TO-GOODNESS

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