What does aboveboard mean?

Definitions for aboveboardəˈbʌvˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aboveboard.

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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aboveboard in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aboveboard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eric Fordin:

    (She) has always been so aboveboard. I recall her writing a check for $2.45 for a soda at the grand opening of one of our hotels because she could not accept a drink.

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