a.1.Speaking with directness; plain-spoken.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These movers and shakers inspire radical thought, reform and revelations However, their straight-spoken style elicits both admiration and denunciation among industry members.
Previously, Europe had not wanted for straight-spoken, activist enemies of the hearth, from Dionysian revelers through Christian ascetics down to the numberless radicals and utopians who, in the long aftermath of 1789, had called for an end of marriage and the family in the name of human emancipation.