not mince (one's) words

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Definition of not mince (one's) words

: to speak in a very direct and honest way without worrying about offending someone He doesn't mince words when it comes to giving his opinion about the new law.

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“Not mince (one's) words.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20mince%20%28one%27s%29%20words. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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