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unvarnished

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adjective un·var·nished \-ˈvär-nisht\

Simple Definition of unvarnished

  • : plain and direct

  • : not covered with varnish

Full Definition of unvarnished

  1. 1 a :  not adorned or glossed :  plain, straightforward <told the unvarnished truth> b :  artless, frank <the unvarnished candor of old people and children — Janet Flanner>

  2. 2 :  not coated with or as if with varnish :  crude, unfinished

Examples of unvarnished

  1. If you want my unvarnished opinion, the movie stinks.

  2. <I'm telling the unvarnished truth.>



1605

First Known Use of unvarnished

1605


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