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Definitions and Synonyms of straight-from-the-shoulder | Another word for straight-from-the-shoulder | What is straight-from-the-shoulder?

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

Samples where straight-from-the-shoulder 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 straight-from-the-shoulder in the sense of this definition

(straight-from-the-shoulder is similar to ...) straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

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

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