out-front

out-front

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

adj
a variant (US) of upfront1
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out′-front′



adj.
candid; frank; honest.
[1915–20, Amer.]
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Out-front, 16 Bit Chicken will be a chicken takeaway restaurant, open during the day and into the early hours, serving fried chicken pieces and burgers.
Comey, who was fired by President Trump, has been the out-front point man in the "Destroy Trump" tag team with his longtime DOJ-FBI comrade Robert Mueller.
All 31 of the Senate's Democratic men signed the letter, along with Cruz, making him the most out-front male Republican on the issue.
"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.
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.
Du Bois and Martin Luther King Jr., has been accused of being elitist and not out-front on social issues that impact the masses of African-Americans.
The store's out-front sign has a directional arrow underlining "All Your Grocery Needs." An old house first served as the store, but when another business building was destroyed by fire eight years ago, a new 40-foot-by-60-foot metal building was constructed and, with generous donations, purchased for the grocery store.