honest injun

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honest injun

An expression used to emphasize the veracity of one's statement. Based on an informal spelling of "Indian" (i.e., Native American), the phrase is somewhat dated and may be considered offensive. Primarily heard in US. I swear it wasn't me who broke the lamp, honest injun!
See also: honest, injun

honest Injun

honestly; really. dated
See also: honest, Injun
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Indian judiciary is a farce by English literate dishonest rogues, rascals, bootleggers, corrupt thugs officiating as lawyers and judges foisted on gullible honest Indian citizens," Karnan wrote in his letter to PM.
What really saddens any honest Indian citizen is that the discussions whether on social networking media, TV talk shows or both houses of Indian Parliament focusing only on the problems without outlining a real mechanism to address it.
But there are examples of more honest Indian portrayals.
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WikiLeaks had on Sunday, through its tweets, rubbished the BJP's claims of quoting Modi as the 'lone honest Indian politician' and tweeted that it had only named a Congress leader Manoharsinh Jadeja in the diplomatic cable of 2011.
WikiLeaks on its website, on Sunday, through its tweets, rubbished BJP's claims of quoting Modi as the 'lone honest Indian politician' and tweeted that it had only named a Congress leader Manoharsinh Jadeja in the diplomatic cable in 2011.
WikiLeaks today clarified that the US diplomatic cables released by it in 2011 never described Modi as "incorruptible" or "the lone honest Indian politician".
On the first anniversary of demonetisation, which he termed as a "tragedy", Rahul said livelihood of millions of honest Indians were destroyed due to this "thoughtless act" of the prime minister.
Purie asked why a majority of honest Indians were inconvenienced for a merely five per cent of people who have stashed black money.