Definitions for outspokenˈaʊtˈspoʊ kən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•spo•ken*ˈaʊtˈspoʊ kən(adj.)

  1. uttered or expressed with frankness:

    outspoken criticism.

  2. unreserved in speech.

* Syn: See frank1.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. outspoken, vocal(adj)

    given to expressing yourself freely or insistently

    "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly"

  2. blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder(adj)

    characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

    "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"


  1. outspoken(Verb)


  2. outspoken(Adjective)

    Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; vocal.

  3. Origin: From outspeak, equivalent to .

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