[ US /ˈəpˌfɹənt/ ]
[ UK /ˈʌpfɹʌnt/ ]
  1. frank and honest
    he was upfront about his intentions
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How To Use upfront In A Sentence

  • In phone calls you make in various states of undress interchange the word scrip, script, equity, stock, pscyhed, cash and stock, earnout, and synergy but minimise use of terms cash and upfront. Archive 2006-06-01
  • he was upfront about his intentions
  • But in that typically unabashed and upfront Californian way - though she was actually born in Phoenix, Arizona - she refuses to be coy about the band's bacchanalian excesses.
  • Households that use heating oil have to buy it upfront and in large quantities. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is upfront tax relief of 30 per cent on your investment. Times, Sunday Times
  • In particular, dot.coms, technology and financial service firms, the drivers of the new economy, are expected to have significant impact during this year's upfront.
  • He plays at right-back or right wing-back, but he can also be played upfront.
  • The liability of each party will be negotiated upfront and incorporated in the tripartite agreement.
  • Here's his charmless admission that he prefers American girls to English ones because they put out without a lot of upfront argle-bargle. Christopher Hitchens's "Hitch-22," reviewed by Diana McLellan
  • The taxman is demanding that some pay back all the disputed tax upfront before the tribunal issues its verdict. Times, Sunday Times
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