adverb Also forth·right·ly.
- fortification agate
Origin of forthright
Examples from the Web for forthright
Well, McConnell made Romney look like an ironman of forthright constancy.
Nobody else was as forthright with me about this touchy topic.
But, he said with a grimace, “I do judge by my meetings with people how forthright they are.”
It is customary for political campaigns to keep their most forthright views in-house.Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?|Nico Hines|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over lunch in a Toronto café, she proved sharp, funny, forthright, and unassuming.Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature|Malcolm Jones|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A man should not be able to look other than directly and forthright.Essays, Second Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hollister was all for swift and forthright action, deeds done in the open.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
This forthright exposition of official English attitudes reiterated the policy of colonial economic dependence.Contributions From the Museum of History and Technology|Ivor Noel Hume
Mrs. Stanton's interest in woman's rights and her forthright, clear thinking made an instant appeal.Susan B. Anthony|Alma Lutz
The intensely interesting thing about Culhane was this different, very original and forthright if at times brutal point of view.Twelve Men|Theodore Dreiser