outspoken

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adjective out·spo·ken \ˌau̇t-ˈspō-kən\

Definition of outspoken

  1. 1 :  direct and open in speech or expression :  frank <outspoken in his criticism — Current Biog.>

  2. 2 :  spoken or expressed without reserve <his outspoken advocacy of gun control>

outspokenly

adverb

outspokenness

play \ˌau̇t-ˈspō-kən-nəs\ noun

Examples of outspoken in a sentence

  1. She has been an outspoken advocate of women's rights throughout her life.

  2. an outspoken and controversial radio host

  3. She's very outspoken about political issues.

Circa 1808

First Known Use of outspoken

circa 1808


OUTSPOKEN Defined for English Language Learners

outspoken

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adjective out·spo·ken \ˌau̇t-ˈspō-kən\

Definition of outspoken for English Language Learners

  • : talking in a free and honest way about your opinions


OUTSPOKEN Defined for Kids

outspoken

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adjective out·spo·ken \au̇t-ˈspō-kən\

Definition of outspoken for Students

  1. :  talking in a free and honest way :  blunt <an outspoken critic>

outspokenly

adverb

outspokenness

noun


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