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 truth>b :  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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