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Definition of "plain-speaking" [plain-speaking]

  • Plainness or bluntness of speech; candor; frankness. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "plain-speaking" in a sentence
  • "If we work together to advance common values and common interests, and sidestep propaganda in the name of plain-speaking, Ukraine can still revive its democracy and assure its place in Europe and in the world's community of democracies."
  • "If we work together to advance common values and common interests, and to sidestep propaganda in the name of plain-speaking, Ukraine can still revive its democracy and assure its place in Europe and in the world's community of democracies."
  • "While those skills made LaHood an attractive Cabinet choice, he has become better known as a plain-speaking advocate for safer driving and job-creating transportation projects."