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Definition of "plain-spoken" [plain•-spo•ken]

  • Speaking with plain, unreserved sincerity; also, spoken sincerely. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "plain-spoken" in a sentence
  • "But beyond the beauty of these plain-spoken poems is the production quality of this fine looking chapbook."
  • "He's dealing with the security situation that our country faces today... and he's dealing with it in a very plain-spoken way."
  • "Douglas Wilson, assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, called Mr. Panetta "a plain-spoken secretary," and said Mr. Panetta's main point was that U.S. "troops are here today" because al Qaeda still has a presence in the country and the U.S. is determined to crush the group."
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