Plain dealing
Dealing Deal"ing, n. The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person. [1913 Webster]

{Double dealing}, insincere, treacherous dealing; duplicity.

{Plain dealing}, fair, sincere, honorable dealing; honest, outspoken expression of opinion. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Plain dealing — Plain Plain, a. [Compar. {Plainer}; superl. {Plainest}.] [F., level, flat, fr. L. planus, perhaps akin to E. floor. Cf. {Llano}, {Piano}, {Plan}, {Plane} level, a level surface.] 1. Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth; even.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plain-dealing — Plain deal ing, a. Practicing plain dealing; artless. See {Plain dealing}, under {Dealing}. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plain Dealing — Plain Dealing, LA U.S. town in Louisiana Population (2000): 1071 Housing Units (2000): 481 Land area (2000): 1.591456 sq. miles (4.121851 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004631 sq. miles (0.011995 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.596087 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • plain dealing — n. straightforward dealing with others …   English World dictionary

  • plain-dealing — plainˈ dealing adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑plain …   Useful english dictionary

  • plain dealing — adjective Etymology: plain (VI) : straightforward a plain dealing honest man M.G.J. de Crèvecoeur …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plain Dealing — Original name in latin Plain Dealing Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 32.90514 latitude 93.69684 altitude 87 Population 1015 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • plain dealing — /pleɪn ˈdilɪŋ/ (say playn deeling) noun honesty; straightforwardness. –plain dealer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • plain dealing — direct and honest conduct in one s relations and transactions with others. [1560 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • plain dealing — honest trading, fair trading …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”