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Meaning of OUTSPOKEN

Pronunciation:  awt'spowkun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly"
  2. [adj]  characterized by disconcerting 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"

OUTSPOKEN is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: blunt, candid, communicative, communicatory, direct, forthright, frank, free-spoken, plainspoken, point-blank, vocal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Out*spo"ken\, a.
Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; as, an
outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke. -- {Out*spo"ken*ness}, n.

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