unvarnished

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adjective un·var·nished \ˌən-ˈvär-nisht\

Definition of unvarnished

  1. 1a :  not adorned or glossed :  plain, straightforward told the unvarnished truthb :  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 in a sentence

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

  2. I'm telling the unvarnished truth.

1605

First Known Use of unvarnished

1605


UNVARNISHED Defined for English Language Learners

unvarnished

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adjective un·var·nished \ˌən-ˈvär-nisht\

Definition of unvarnished for English Language Learners

  • : plain and direct

  • : not covered with varnish


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