Definitions for forthright

Definitions for (adj) forthright

Main entry: blunt, candid, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder, outspoken, forthright, frank, free-spoken

Definition: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

Usage: blunt talking and straight shooting; a blunt New England farmer; I gave them my candid opinion; forthright criticism; a forthright approach to the problem; tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank; it is possible to be outspoken without being rude; plainspoken and to the point; a point-blank accusation

Definitions for (adv) forthright

Main entry: squarely, forthright, forthrightly

Definition: directly and without evasion; not roundabout

Usage: to face a problem squarely; the responsibility lies squarely with them; spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point

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