Definitions for aboveboardəˈbʌvˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bove•boardəˈbʌvˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd(adv.; adj.)

  1. without tricks, concealment, or disguise; in the open.

Origin of aboveboard:

1610–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aboveboard, straightforward(adverb)

    without concealment or deception; honest

    "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs"

  2. honestly, aboveboard(adverb)

    in an honest manner

    "in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"

Wiktionary

  1. aboveboard(Adjective)

    Above the board or table. Hence: in open sight; without trick, concealment, or deception.

    Fair and aboveboard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aboveboard(adverb)

    above the board or table. Hence: in open sight; without trick, concealment, or deception

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