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Definition of the adverb Above Board
What does Above Board mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- [idiomatic] honestly, reputably
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by Louisa Pansegrouw
up, written above all chiefly, especially, mainly, mostly, peculiarly, predominantly, primarily above and beyond over above and in contact with on, upon above and touching on, onto, upon above a whisper aloud above board honest, reliable, ...
by Robert Allen
above board legitimate and honest. According to Dr Johnson, the phrase was taken from the gambling tables, where card players cheated by switching cards under the table or 'board' and only hands seen above the table could be trusted.
by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz
board above board open and honourable; not secret: We must keep the whole affair above board. [From card-games, where anything that takes place under the table is likely to be against the rules.] across the board (in/) applying in all cases: ...
by Eric Partridge
board, above , see ABOVE BOARD. board, keep one's name on the . To remain a member of one's College: Cambridge coll: fromca 1850. board, on the . (Tailoring ) enjoying all the privileges and perquisites of a competent workman: ca ...
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- Idiom: ABOVE BOARD
The idiom ABOVE BOARD defined by Marcus from Kent in the United Kingdom. English Language Newspaper...
- Above board Meaning
Video shows what above board means. Openly, without deceit.. Honestly, reputably.. Above board Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.
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- Above Board - Idioms - ESL British English Pronunciation
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