Definition of forthright adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɔːθraɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrθraɪt//
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direct and honest in manner and speech synonym frank a woman of forthright views He spoke in a forthright manner but without anger. MacTavish was characteristically forthright in his reply. She’s always been very forthright about her preferences. See related entries: Honest Word OriginOld English forthriht ‘straight forward, directly’ (see forth, right).
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