What does honestly mean?

Definitions for honestly
ˈɒn ɪst lihon·est·ly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. honestly, candidly, frankly(adverb)

    (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that

    "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"

  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. honestly(Adverb)

    In an honest manner.

    He answered the questions honestly.

  2. honestly(Adverb)

    Frankly.

    Honestly, I didn't believe a word she said.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honestly(adverb)

    honorably; becomingly; decently

  2. Honestly(adverb)

    in an honest manner; as, a contract honestly made; to live honestly; to speak honestly

Freebase

  1. Honestly

    "Honestly" is a song by Zwan. It was the first single from their album, Mary Star of the Sea. The song was written by Billy Corgan. The B-side "Number of the Beast" was used in the opening credits of the 2002 film Spun by director Jonas Åkerlund.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'honestly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1557

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'honestly' in Adverbs Frequency: #356

How to pronounce honestly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say honestly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honestly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honestly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of honestly in a Sentence

  1. Brett Rostochil:

    Let the adjuster do his job. he does not need any help from you. It honestly ticks them off!

  2. Jennifer Lopez:

    Heres what changed my life : I had given birth, i had given birth and the kids honestly just gave me a new direction. They just made me realize what was real and what wasnt real, and they just changed everything.

  3. Sadie Hernandez:

    I honestly think it's a misuse of taxpayer money, abstinence-only education demonizes sexual activity and makes young people afraid to go out and ask for help.

  4. Sir Walter Besant:

    I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    I wouldn't change the $10 bill or the $20 bill, i think honestly it's a gesture. I don't think it helps to change our history. What I would think is we ought to recognize that women are not a special interest group.

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