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plainspoken

adjective plain·spo·ken \-ˈspō-kən\

: expressing opinions, ideas, beliefs, etc., in a simple and honest way

Full Definition of PLAINSPOKEN

:  candid, frank
plain·spo·ken·ness \-kən-nəs\ noun

Examples of PLAINSPOKEN

  1. <a plainspoken woman who never hesitated to speak the unvarnished truth>

First Known Use of PLAINSPOKEN

1678

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