Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Speaking without reserve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to speaking freely and without reserve.

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Examples

  • In an apartment of the forecourt overlooked by cooing doves he would sit, while she laid aside her useless veil and chattered of spirits and fiends of Kulu, of grandchildren unborn, and of the free-tongued brat who had talked to her in the resting-place.

    Kim

  • In that and similar cases the camp mortality was bound to be high, but it takes a free-tongued Britisher to assert that it was the fault of the ever brutal British.

    With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back

  • Gamaches had been to the army with the Duc do Bourgogne, and being a free-tongued man had often spoken out very sharply on the puerilities in which he indulged in company with the Duc de Berry, influenced by his example.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Of what so loud upbraideth/me this free-tongued wife.

    The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original

  • Of all essayists who have yet written, he is the most transparent, the most sincere even in his stratagems, the most discursive, the most free-tongued, and therefore the most alive.

    Montaigne and Shakspere

  • "That's more than I should care to undertake," said the black-browed, free-tongued Garliestonian.

    Patsy

  • But it is very hard to write, for two free-tongued, noisy Irish women, who keep a miners 'boarding-house in South Park, and are going to winter quarters in a freight wagon, are telling the most fearful stories of violence, vigilance committees, Lynch law, and

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • But it is very hard to write, for two free-tongued, noisy Irish women, who keep a miners’ boarding-house in South Park, and are going to winter quarters in a freight wagon, are telling the most fearful stories of violence, vigilance committees, Lynch law, and

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

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