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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

candid; frank; blunt; using simple, direct language

Usage examples (35)
  • George Tenet could not have been more plain-spoken.
  • A plain-spoken adult is wanted for high-level government work.
  • The lower-court judge had been folksy, plain-spoken and tough.
  • Phyllis found Mrs. Thorpe could be plain-spoken as well as kind. for more
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