HyperDic: forthright

English > 2 senses of the word forthright:
ADJECTIVEallforthright, blunt, candid, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shouldercharacterized by directness in manner or speech
ADVERBallforthright, squarely, forthrightlydirectly and without evasion
forthright > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rthray't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > forthright: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.
Examples
  • "forthright criticism"
  • "a forthright approach to the problem"
Synonymsblunt, candid, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder
BroaderdirectStraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
Spanishdirecto, firme, franco, sincero
Catalandirecte, franc, sincer
Nounsforthrightnessthe quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
English > forthright: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningdirectly and without evasion; not roundabout.
Example "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"
Synonymssquarely, forthrightly

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