Synonyms and Antonyms of openly
in a direct and honest way; without hiding feelings or opinions
- Please feel free to express your opinions openly.
- The governor has been openly critical of the President.
artlessly, guilelessly, ingenuously, innocently, naively (or naïvely), naturally, sincerely, unaffectedly, unfeignedly, unpretentiously
genuinely, honestly, simply, truly
candidly, frankly, matter-of-factly
casually, coolly (also cooly), nonchalantly
informally, relaxedly, unceremoniously
artfully, cannily, deceitfully, deceptively, deviously, dishonestly, falsely
archly, calculatingly, craftily, cunningly, furtively, insidiously, sharply, shiftily, slickly, slyly (also slily), underhand, underhanded, underhandedly
flatteringly, sycophantically, unctuously
affectedly, artificially, hypocritically, insincerely, pretentiously, unnaturally