Usage examples for aboveboard

  1. " He buys and sells; and his buying is not always aboveboard – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  2. At Aunt Emma's, at least, all was plain and aboveboard – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  3. " Well, then, I'm puzzled more than either of ye," returned Dick, " for my friend and mate is as true a man- all straight an' aboveboard as ever I met with on sea or land." – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. It was all fair and square and open and aboveboard – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  5. " No family rivalry, no treachery in love; everything fair, open, and aboveboard – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  6. And how I envied them, free to ride erect and proud in the light of day, harnessed for battle, flying no false colors for concealment- all fair and clean and aboveboard – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  7. All's open, and honest, and aboveboard – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. Mr. B. has a fairly good business here; his transactions open and aboveboard – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. I am open and aboveboard myself, and if my secretary did not choose to be open and aboveboard and behave like an ordinary human being, she should depart, and I would tell Walkirk to get me an ordinary human being, capable of writing from dictation, or depart himself. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  10. Furthermore, Finkman, if you are doubting our good faith, understand me, let me say that Mr. Eschenbach is welcome he should come round to my place to- morrow morning yet and I would show him everything is open and aboveboard like a lodge already. – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  11. Ninety- nine per cent of the young men are earnest, honest and wholly aboveboard – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  12. I have the feeling that there's something about all this business that isn't open and aboveboard – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge
  13. And for the first time the knight was conscious of a curious feeling that all was not square and aboveboard in this castle. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. We're not ashamed of what we're going to do, and we're willing to abide by it; so there's no reason why we shouldn't speak aboveboard of it to you. – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  15. All's honest and aboveboard – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  16. I 'm going to believe him- and in spite of what I find here, I 'm going to hold him innocent, and I 'm going to be fair and square and aboveboard about it all. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  17. Railroading is a business done aboveboard and in the public view, and its police service should stand on a different footing from that of the detective force of a large city, where, as all the world knows, secret agents are necessary. – Notes of an Itinerant Policeman by Josiah Flynt
  18. I could not understand why we had not openly and aboveboard walked into the river. – The Congo and Coasts of Africa by Richard Harding Davis
  19. But in heaven's name, what was wrong here, and was nothing in the world clear and aboveboard any longer? – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  20. No; if it's got to be, it shall be open and aboveboard – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland