[ UK /a‍ʊtspˈə‍ʊkən/ ]
[ US /ˈaʊtˈspoʊkən/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    a point-blank accusation
    a forthright approach to the problem
    forthright criticism
    tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    blunt talking and straight shooting
    a blunt New England farmer
    I gave them my candid opinion
    plainspoken and to the point
  2. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
    outspoken in their opposition to segregation
    a vocal assembly
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How To Use outspoken In A Sentence

  • He has made a string of outspoken and sometimes provocative speeches in recent years.
  • His comments need careful consideration, particularly given his deep understanding of commercial cases and his outspoken criticism in some serious fraud cases. Times, Sunday Times
  • Arcade remains a funny, outspoken and seemingly unstoppable life force. Times, Sunday Times
  • He has always been an outspoken critic of the government.
  • He is the outspoken and confident red-haired editor of the local newspaper.
  • The academy is long outspoken in support of animal research. Times, Sunday Times
  • Never before, except for a short period between 1947 and 1953, had an outspokenly anti-political movement acquired such a significant electoral success.
  • Labels: david bridie, my friend the chocolate cake, nigella lawson posted by Another Outspoken Female at 11: 41 AM Archive 2008-04-01
  • Citing a "smarmy" letter that Washington wrote in 1757, bemoaning his lot to the commander in chief, Lord Loudoun, Mr. Clary highlights some especially outspoken, self-pitying and "whining" comments. War in the Wilderness
  • She is an outspoken critic of the school system in this city.
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