1 (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that; "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" [syn: candidly, frankly]
2 in an honest manner; "in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything" [syn: aboveboard] [ant: dishonestly]
- In an honest manner.
Honestly is the American glam metal band Stryper's fifth single and their highest charting single on The Billboard Hot 100. "Honestly" became one of the most-requested songs on MTV. and "Honestly" is Stryper's best-known song, peaking at #32 on the Top 40 charts.
The single was released in several different formats, including 12" inch & 7" vinyl singles, as well as cassette singles.
"Honestly" is a power ballad, a love song that the vocalist Michael Sweet wrote for his wife Kyle Sweet. The critics typically described the song as overtly syrupy or sugary.
- Sing-Along Song
- Loving You (Live in Japan)
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