Cite
 

Meaning of honest-to-goodness

hon•est-to-good•ness

Pronunciation: (on'ist-tu-good'nis), [key]
— adj.
  1. real or genuine.
—adv.
  1. really, truly, or genuinely.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.