Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In an honest manner.
  • adverb Used as an intensive.
  • interjection Used to express mild disapproval or dismay.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Honorably; in a manner to do honor to; properly.
  • In an honest manner; with honesty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb obsolete Honorably; becomingly; decently.
  • adverb In an honest manner
  • adverb A circumlocution for to inherit; as, to come honestly by a feature, a mental trait, a peculiarity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb manner In an honest manner.
  • adverb speech act Frankly.
  • interjection Used to express exasperation, dismay, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
  • adverb in an honest manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

honest +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Working time: Good 24 Hours But (9pm to 9am server is so fast) Pakistan Time (GMT+5) *********** If you Work seriously and honestly then I pay you honestly*************

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  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

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  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

    Home Theater Forum

  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

    Home Theater Forum

  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

    Home Theater Forum

  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

    Home Theater Forum

  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

    Home Theater Forum

  • (something a few members like to drop in as soon as people start complaining about complainers), and people are certainly welcome to voice their opinions on the show, I wonder just how many people honestly * honestly* think a show like this is going to be forthcoming with answers.

    Home Theater Forum

  • Anytime someone uses the word honestly in a sentence, it is a dead giveaway the opposite is true.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • Anytime someone uses the word honestly in a sentence, it is a dead giveaway the opposite is true.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

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