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American English: /ˈɑnəst/
British English: /ˈɒnɪst/

Translation of honest in Spanish:


  • 1 (trustworthy, upright)
    de persona honrada or honesta
    to make an honest living
    ganarse la vida honradamente
    to earn or turn an honest dollar or buck or (British) penny [colloquial]
    ganarse el pan honradamente
    he made an honest woman of her [humorous]
    cumplió y se casó con ella
    Example sentences
    • For a transaction of this magnitude to be successful, all parties involved must be honest, sincere and truthful to one another.
    • As a Republican, I sincerely thank you for your honest, open, sincere and thoughtful dialogue.
    • Remember, your compliments must be honest, sincere and genuine.
    Example sentences
    • ‘From the beginning we have been asking for fair and honest elections,’ he said.
    • All but four members of the commission said that the last election was fair and honest.
    • I believe that only a truly even-handed approach can lead to an honest, morally convincing, and effective human rights policy.
  • 2 (sincere)
    you're not being honest with me
    no estás siendo sincero or franco conmigo
    let's be honest: it was a disaster
    seamos sinceros or francos: fue un desastre
    to be honest with you …
    si quieres que te diga la verdad or que te sea sincero …
    be honest
    sé sincero
    di la verdad
  • 3 (as interjection) [colloquial] I didn't do it, honest!
    ¡de veras que no fui yo!
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