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Definitions and Synonyms of plainspoken | Another word for plainspoken | What is plainspoken?

Definition 1: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where plainspoken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for plainspoken in the sense of this definition

(plainspoken is similar to ...) straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

"a direct question" "a direct response" "a direct approach"

Definition 2: using simple and direct language - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where plainspoken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a plainspoken country doctor

(plainspoken is similar to ...) not rhetorical

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