honest conservatives make no attempt to hide the real intent of voter ID laws.
And, let's be honest, how much can a husband really love having your ex-boyfriends around?
The Valley has been quite honest about its assumptions, and unions should be honest about theirs.
I love my adopted hometown, but let's be honest: it's parochial, bourgeois, and somewhat lacking in world-class amenities.
Tina Brown: Well, no, to be honest you could say that, were he to be exposed, as it were, as in James Frey...
I vowed the captain was no friend of mine; yet I believed him honest.
This here fellow, now, couldn't make an honest livin' like that, I bet you.
Tell me honest, now, Rebecca, did Joe Chandler ever propose to you?
But will it be just, will it be honest, to marry a man I cannot endure?
If I could only think that she had been an honest woman, I should not care.
c.1300, "respectable, decent, of neat appearance," also "free from fraud," from Old French honeste (12c.; Modern French honnête), from Latin honestus "honorable, respected, regarded with honor," figuratively "deserving honor, honorable, respectable," from honos (see honor (n.)). Main modern sense of "dealing fairly, truthful" is c.1400, as is sense of "virtuous." Phrase to make an honest woman of "marry a woman after seduction" is from 1620s.