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We all agreed that we would give our forthright opinions and spurred each other on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also a man of forthright opinion who liked to settle arguments with his fists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Peaty is typically forthright but has mixed feelings about blanket bans for nations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a collection of his forthright opinions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The emotions are very honest and forthright. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was honest and forthright in her views and opinions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The fact that he is known for his forthright views is a bonus. The Sun (2014)The choreographer offers his own quite forthright views on this subject. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Read his forthright and independent views inside. The Sun (2013)He was highly regarded for his forthright views and deep beliefs born of wartime experience. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was equally forthright as a minister. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Both are more accomplished with the bat than gloves and both can score hundreds in forthright style. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the dressing room it is possible to express opinions in the most forthright manner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her forthright manner and whirlwind energy raised the hackles of some of the old guard. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His views were forthright and unpredictable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He's actually quite forthright and honest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His forthright views on Europe make him a dangerous person to have on the back benches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Especially one who has offered such forthright views on the coach's management skills. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You are always forthright and direct... both in approval and disapproval. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)Her forthright opinions often landed her in trouble but she was generally able to rescue any tricky situations with her sharp wit and sense of humour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His reputation for being a quiet, unassuming man was belied by the forthright views he was happy to express in print. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was very forthright and honest which I liked. The Sun (2009)He could be forthright in his opinions, but was nonetheless a journalist's journalist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So, when he expresses himself in a forthright style, people sit up and listen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. forthright is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: forthright ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as forthright, you admire them because they show clearly and strongly what they think and feel.
...a deeply religious man with forthright opinions.
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