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forth·right

 (fôrth′rīt′)
adj.
1. Direct and without evasion; straightforward: a forthright appraisal; forthright criticism. See Synonyms at frank1.
2. Archaic Proceeding straight ahead.
adv.
Directly and frankly.

forth′right′ly adv.
forth′right′ness n.

forthright

adj
direct and outspoken
adv
1. in a direct manner; frankly
2. at once
ˈforthˌrightness n

forth•right

(ˈfɔrθˌraɪt, ˈfoʊrθ-)

adj.
1. going straight to the point; direct.
2. Archaic. proceeding in a straight course.
adv.
3.
a. in a direct course forward.
b. in a straightforward manner; frankly.
4. Archaic. at once; immediately.
n.
5. Archaic. a straight path.
Also, forth′right`ly.
[before 1000]
forth′right`ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forthright - characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"
direct - straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"
Adv.1.forthright - directly and without evasion; not roundabout; "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"

forthright

forthright

adjective
Translations
مُستَقيم وَشريف
přímý
åbenhjertigligefrem
hreinskilinn
atklātsgodīgs
açık ve dürüstdobra dobra konuşan

forthright

[ˈfɔːθraɪt] ADJ [person, answer etc] → franco, directo

forthright

[ˌfɔːrθˈraɪt] adj
[person] → franc(franche), direct(e)
to be forthright about sth → ne pas mâcher ses mots à propos de qch
[language] → sans détours
[opposition] → franc(franche)

forthright

adj person, manner (= direct)direkt; (= frank)offen; (= blunt) statementunverblümt; languagedeutlich; in forthright termsunverblümt; to be forthright in one’s responseeine direkte Antwort geben; to be forthright in saying somethingetw direkt sagen; to be forthright about somethingsich unverblümt zu etw äußern

forthright

[ˈfɔːθˌraɪt] adj (person, answer) → franco/a, schietto/a

forthright

(ˈfoːθrait) adjective
honest and straightforward. He is a very forthright young man.
References in classic literature ?
So he ordered Lamai forthright down to live in the youths' canoe house, there to begin his novitiate in the long series of tasks, tests and ceremonies that would graduate him into the bachelors' canoe house and half way along toward being a recognized man.
Then the smile he knew so well began to grow on her lips and in her eyes, until she threw back her head and laughed in the old forthright boyish way.
They were very lean, mere skin-bags stretched over bony frames, with strings for muscles--so lean that Henry found it in his mind to marvel that they still kept their feet and did not collapse forthright in the snow.
She had never dreamed of so forthright and bald a proposal from the man to whom she would give herself.
A man should not be able to look other than directly and forthright.
Arutz Sheva has decided to publish the entire content of the president's statement, due to its groundbreaking and forthright analysis of an issue that may be repeated as liberal Jewish America has less and less qualms about hurting the Jewish state.
Nina is interviewed by forthright single mother George, then meets brothers Max and Joe for the first time, finding the duo to be smart and funny beyond their years.
I'm a forthright Yorkshireman who calls a spade a spade.
I wonder if he'd have been so forthright if he'd been speaking to the bereaved parents of Ecstasy victims or former users now deep in cannabis-induced psychosis?
The late Ernie Farrant, chief executive at Clapton and then general manager at Harringay, was never short of a forthright opinion.
I am sure input is wanted and welcomed by the companies, but I would hope that input would be offered in a more forthright and respectful manner.
On the other hand, deep foundations of trust and confidence between the two churches have been laid, and the Archbishop is confident that discussions will continue in a forthright manner.