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English adjective: straight-from-the-shoulder

1. straight-from-the-shoulder characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion


SamplesBlunt 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.


Synonymsblunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank


Similardirect


Antonymsindirect









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