American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past participle of outspeak.
- adj. Spoken without reserve; candid.
- adj. Frank and unreserved in speech. See Synonyms at frank1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Free or bold of speech; candid; frank.
- Uttered or expressed with frankness or boldness: as, outspoken disapproval.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, candidly, or boldly
- adj. characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
- adj. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
- From outspeak, equivalent to out- + spoken. (Wiktionary)
“This admittedly polemical aspect of my book is aimed primarily at countering the claims of certain outspoken, conservative Christians who regularly argue that a society without God would be hell on earth: rampant with immorality, full of evil, and teeming with depravity.”
“The government, wary of being so outspoken, is nevertheless hurling brains and billions at the problem.”
“For its affirmation of the road MSF has chosen to take: to remain outspoken, passionate and deeply committed to its core principles of volunteerism, impartiality, and its belief that every person deserves both medical assistance and the recognition of his or her humanity.”
“You're a wonder, and I just got to hand it to you," Billy greeted him in outspoken admiration.”
“Chaput, 66, is known as an outspoken U.S. bishop who has criticized Catholic politicians who support abortion rights, speaks out against government playing too big a role in health care and opposes gay marriage and stem-cell research.”
“Chaput, 66, is known as an outspoken U.S. bishop who criticizing Catholic politicians who support abortion rights, speaking out against government playing too big a role in health care and opposing gay marriage and stem-cell research.”
“I called the outspoken DeCorsey at the Love Doctor shop, the one place I could think of where a little vibration is not necessarily considered a bad thing.”
“Mr. Ai is known for being relentlessly outspoken, which is what led to his disappearance, and after a global campaign for his release the media will want to hear his story.”
“But Arteta, who is not known as an outspoken player, pulled no punches in his assessment of the situation.”
“Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) issued a harsh reprimand of detractors of the Park51 project last week, calling the outspoken and commonplace opposition of the proposed Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero "all about hate and Islamaphobia.”
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