English adjective: plainspoken
|1.||plainspoken using simple and direct language|
|Samples||A plainspoken country doctor.|
|2.||plainspoken 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, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder|