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Definition of homestay

"homestay" is probably misspelled. Trying honest instead Definition of honest

1. honest [ a ] not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
Examples: "honest lawyers" "honest reporting" "an honest wage" "honest weight"

Used in print:

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

In_any_event , it is an irreversible step , and if we are at_all honest with ourselves , we will know we have no other alternative than to live in the world in which God has seen_fit to place us .

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

`` They are also honest seekers after truth .

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

Honest I could feel the hair stand_up on the back of my neck like a dog 's that is going_to get_into a fight .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

Mrs._Pastern undertook the work of going from house to house with the thoughtless resignation of an honest and traditional laborer .

Synonyms honest honorable Related Terms dishonest downright open square true genuine sincere direct trustworthy straight honorable

2. honest [ a ] without dissimulation; frank
Examples: "my honest opinion"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

As for the ladies , they were full of charm , and sincerity , and deep and abiding affection for this hurrying driving , honest , little man .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

The analyst is apt to be too honest to fit_in .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Only within the framework of a mature relationship characterized by honest appraisals of performance can we provide telling assistance .

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

On November 22 , 1859 , the Providence_Daily_Journal stated that although Brown 's `` pluck '' and honest fanaticism must be admired , any honor paid to Brown would only induce other fanatics to imitate his actions .

Synonyms honest Related Terms sincere

3. honest [ a ] worthy of being depended on
Examples: "a dependable worker" "an honest working stiff" "a reliable source of information" "he was true to his word" "I would be true for there are those who trust me"

Used in print:

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

The American liberal may , in the world of to-day , have a strong case ; but he presents it publicly so enmeshed in hypocrisy that it is not an honest one .

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

With my gray hair and my weatherbeaten countenance I certainly looked the honest working stiff .

Synonyms honest dependable reliable true Related Terms trustworthy

4. honest [ a ] free from guile
Examples: "his answer was simple and honest"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

His answer was simple but honest .

Synonyms honest guileless Related Terms artless

5. honest [ a ] without pretensions
Examples: "worked at an honest trade" "good honest food"

Synonyms honest Related Terms unpretentious

6. honest [ a ] habitually speaking the truth
Examples: "an honest man" "a veracious witness"

Synonyms honest veracious Related Terms truthful

7. honest [ a ] marked by truth
Examples: "gave honest answers"

Synonyms honest Related Terms truthful

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