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straight talk

Slang definitions & phrases for straight talk

straight talk

noun phrase

Direct and honest discourse; straight goods (1900+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • In no mood for anything but the straightest of straight talk.

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • She backs me up against the desk and cuts loose with the straight talk.

    Odd Numbers

    Sewell Ford
  • Sibyl and he were having what he said afterward was quite a straight talk.

    Daddy's Girl L. T. Meade
  • He might—but—well, after one straight talk—not another word.

    The Squire's Daughter Silas K(itto) Hocking
  • We are skilled in the use of words—honest, straight talk—not their dissection.

    The Ordeal Charles Egbert Craddock
  • These will be in the nature of a straight talk to the Chou An Hui.

    The Fight For The Republic in China

    Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
Idioms and Phrases with straight talk

straight talk

Plain, honest speaking, as in We have to have some straight talk with Harry before he goes away to college. [ Late 1800s ]
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