honest-to-goodness

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honest-to-goodness

[on-ist-tuh-good-nis]
adjective
1.
real or genuine.
adverb
2.
really, truly, or genuinely.
Also, honest-to-God [on-ist-tuh-god] .


Origin:
1915–20

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honest-to-goodness

adjective
(used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel" [syn: honest-to-god
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Example sentences
It was an honest-to-goodness planet circling an honest-to-goodness star.
In addition, there is an honest-to-goodness experiment in my own family.
There's even an honest-to-goodness geodome erected by some ambitious guys who
  have brought a crane.
They deck themselves up for an honest-to-goodness party complete with champagne
  and noisemakers.
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