Honest in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Honest

(of a person or institution) Scrupulous with regard to telling the truth; not given to swindling, lying, or fraud; upright. | (of a statement) True, especially as far as is known by the person making the statement; fair; unbiased. | In good faith; without malice.

Short Example Sentences for Honest

  • 1. Alight, honest friend! 🔊
  • 2. Heaven always favors the honest purpose. 🔊
  • 3. Worthy, honest fellow! 🔊
  • 4. Leave us a little, honest friends. 🔊
  • 5. How can I best be an honest man? 🔊
  • 6. You are an honest fellow, Williams. 🔊
  • 7. Still, I am going to be very honest with you. 🔊
  • 8. He's honest and nice. 🔊
  • 9. He's as honest as the day. 🔊
  • 10. Her father is an honest prud'homme of the place. 🔊
  • 11. I was equally honest and unconscious of inconsistency at each extreme. 🔊
  • 12. This is a true structural treatment, and is honest in expression also. 🔊
  • 13. He was beginning to forget what simple, honest sleep was like. 🔊
  • 14. I was as hurt by this as if I were engaged in some honest occupation. 🔊
  • 15. The gathering was composed mostly of good, honest folk but plain ones. 🔊
  • 16. This is a frank biographer, and an honest one; she uses no sand-paper on me. 🔊
  • 17. A puzzled look came over Brigham's honest face. 🔊
  • 18. It is your duty to act honorably, If you regard the name of honest men. 🔊
  • 19. You are an honest man; so am I; so settle that account as you like. 🔊
  • 20. Jim were a good young man, honest and true, and a gradely Christian. 🔊
  • 21. You are an honest fellow, Jacob, and will get on, spite of my villainy. 🔊
  • 22. So this was one honest man's view of Gideon Vetch! 🔊
  • 23. Thus was the honest Pope made the Dupe of the greatest of Hypocrites. 🔊
  • 24. And there was Ralph, so kind and true, and Henry Rose, so honest and faithful! 🔊

How to use Honest in Sentences?

  • 1. He was always truthful; he was always sincere; he was always honest and honorable. 🔊
  • 2. What would he not give for a sight of that kind face now, and a touch of that strong honest hand? 🔊
  • 3. In other respects they were plenty good-enough people; honest people; reputable and likable. 🔊
  • 4. The chief cause of anxiety to honest Wolfert, however, was the growing prosperity of the city. 🔊
  • 5. Respect the rights of honest John Bull, and our family concerns may be easily arranged. 🔊
  • 6. I was met with a burst of passionate tears by Lucy Rowe, end honest Jane, the servant. 🔊
  • 7. They are too honest in this village to have a single mule amongst them for your worship's service. 🔊
  • 8. Luxuriant weeds and brambles covered the soil which should have been ploughed and made to produce honest grain. 🔊
  • 9. Frank has stolen in while the captain has been sleeping, for he fears being seen going there by the honest sailor. 🔊
  • 10. Was his marriage after all not the horrid thing she had thought it, but an honest effort to atone to the child he had beggared? 🔊
  • 11. And at the same time planned to earn her own living in any honest fashion available, no matter how lowly! 🔊