What does forthright mean?

forthright meaning in General Dictionary

A straight course

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  • Direct straightforward as a forthright man
  • simple in a straight path
  • straight and without evasion; perhaps not roundabout
  • characterized by directness in manner or address; without subtlety or evasion
  • hassle free; in a straight direction.
  • Direct; direct; because, a forthright man.
  • A straight course.

forthright meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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forthright meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Straighforward; in a straight way.

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  • (a.) Direct; easy; because, a forthright man.
  • (n.) A straight path.

Sentence Examples with the word forthright

Perhaps being forthright was the best course of action.

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