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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. A preoccupied attention is the only answer to the importunate frivolity of other people; an attention, and to an aim which makes their wants frivolous.
It is therefore advisable for a candidate to be forthright from the start concerning past instances of firing, as organisations are far more likely to be forgiving when they have such information upfront than when it is discovered afterwards.
Since then, I have tried to be forthright and entertaining - and while you may not have agreed with everything I've written, I've always been honest.
Chinese investment and trading services provider Yintech Investment Holdings Ltd.'s (NASDAQ: YIN) Forthright Financial Holdings Company Ltd subsidiary has acquired Hong Kong-based asset management firm OTS Capital Management Co., Ltd., the company said.
A SENIOR SNP cabinet secretary has apologised for his "forthright" attitude after a bullying allegation.
This rivalry between Bote and Christian Saquilabon became so serious that Saquilabon's company, Forthright Construction, was almost barred from doing business in General Tinio, said a source, who was familiar with these projects.
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.
While other Instagram users praised her forthright attitude, her critic told her: "Keep your mouth shut, your not a Muslim nor do you represent anything to do with Islam.