out-front

out-front

(out′frŭnt′)
adj. Informal
Straightforward, frank, and candid: out-front news reporting.

out-front

adj
a variant (US) of upfront1

out′-front′



adj.
candid; frank; honest.
[1915–20, Amer.]
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Ive completely recused myself from this, both behind-the-scenes and out-front and felt that that was the final act of not being involved in any way," Schillerstrom said.
2 No Compact Tractors complete with Out-front Mowers.
Belle Vue's victory saw them move back above Wolverhampton, and with three home matches remaining the Aces are now strong favourites to be out-front come the cut-off and be able to select their semi-final opponents.
Rewatching it triggered my rediscovery of that period in film history when gay subjects were just gaining visibility and mainstream mediamakers were advancing recognition at the same time as the out-front cultural progress of disco.
He was the out-front showman and often that combination wouldn't work because a trained actor like Barker would prefer to work with another trained actor - they'd feel less secure about the revue-type performers who could have an instinct to ad-lib.
has been accused of being elitist and not out-front on social issues that impact the masses of African-Americans.
Many workplaces channel conventionally attractive young women into out-front support, or subordinate, jobs, in which their appearance -- as they bring coffee to high-status men in meetings -- can add value to the corporate "brand," though no value is being added to their own careers.
Reckitt Benckiser's strategy has been to engage in joint business plans with key digital partners such as Facebook and Google to increase its out-front investment in the digital sector and to form a dedicated e-commerce team.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer addressed Sinofsky's departure in a company statement, describing the move as a "leadership change" without explaining why such a prominent and out-front executive was leaving the company so close to the roll out of its biggest new product in years.
It's highlighted by out-front drums, which are particularly hard-hitting.
The idea is that Lombardi will remain the out-front figure while Burke will operate behind the scenes, trying to ensure that public reaction isn't something the Vatican ponders only after the sausage already has been ground.