unvarnished


un·var·nished

adjective \-ˈvär-nisht\

: plain and direct

: not covered with varnish

Full Definition of UNVARNISHED

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
:  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.>

First Known Use of UNVARNISHED

1605

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