no-nonsense


no–nonsense

adjective

: very serious about doing things in a direct and efficient way without any foolishness or nonsense

Full Definition of NO-NONSENSE

:  tolerating no nonsense :  serious, businesslike <a no–nonsense manager>

First Known Use of NO-NONSENSE

1855

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