US, informal
: marked by free, forthright, and sincere expression : frank, open
"He was very out-front about his desires," says [writer Allan] Gurganus …Susan Reed et al.
Such out-front discussion of the princess's endowments is all part of the job …Jay Cocks
But it's not just the press that gets the cold shoulder. Byers has an obligation to be more out-front with his constituency, too.Jack McCallum

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of out-front was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Out-front.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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