English adjective: forthright
|1.||forthright characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion|
|Samples||Blunt talking and straight shooting.|
A blunt New England farmer.
I gave them my candid opinion.
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||blunt, candid, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder|
English adverb: forthright
|1.||forthright directly and without evasion; not roundabout|
|Samples||To face a problem squarely.|
The responsibility lies squarely with them.
Spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point.