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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 ?
A man should not be able to look other than directly and forthright.
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.
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.
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.
Milton Bradley excels with his sprinters here and the veteran handler was on the mark with Mr Forthright in the 5f maiden and Harrison's Flyer in the sprint handicap.
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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?
FORTHRIGHT, winner of the race a year ago, has good prospects of achieving successive wins in the 1m4f Guinness Premier Handicap, the richest prize on the card at Galway tonight.
With testing ground and a bomb scare, day one of the Tralee Festival got off to a lively start and it was Forthright who claimed the feature Brandon Hotel Handicap Hurdle.