dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for free-spoken
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Free-spoken \Free"-spo`ken\, a.
     Accustomed to speak without reserve; willing to speak out
     without subtlety. --Bacon.
  
     Syn: bluff, blunt, candid, frank, outspoken, plainspoken,
          point-blank.
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] -- Free"-spo`ken*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  free-spoken
      adj 1: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without
             subtlety or evasion; "blunt 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" [syn: blunt,
             candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken,
             outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-
             from-the-shoulder]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229