Forthright - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrθraɪt|  American pronunciation of the word forthright
Brit.  |ˈfɔːθrʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word forthright

adverb

- directly and without evasion; not roundabout(syn: forthrightly, squarely)

adjective

- characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion(syn: blunt, candid, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder)

Examples

...she sometimes was a little too forthright for her own good and ended up saying things that inadvertently offended people...

...I appreciate your forthright explanation of the situation....

She answered in her usual forthright manner.

spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point

a forthright approach to the problem

had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression

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