up–front

play
adjective \ˌəp-ˈfrənt, ˈəp-ˌfrənt\

Definition of up–front

  1. :  being or coming in or at the front: such asa (1) :  being in a conspicuous or leading position (2) :  frank, forthrightb :  playing in a front line (as in football)c :  paid or payable in advance


UP–FRONT Defined for English Language Learners

up–front

play
adjective \ˌəp-ˈfrənt, ˈəp-ˌfrənt\

Definition of up–front for English Language Learners

  • : not keeping anything secret or hidden : honest and direct

Learn More about up–front


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up up–front? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).