- given to speaking freely or without reserve; frank; outspoken.
Origin of free-spoken
First recorded in 1615–25
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Examples from the Web for free-spoken
Comfortable quarters; Apollo a cleverish, free-spoken fellow.Life of John Coleridge Patteson
Charlotte M. Yonge
You see I am a free-spoken Counsellor; may I not be a true prophet!
Why, you are as plain as a pikestaff, and as free-spoken as if you had no secrets in the world.
Tennyson was not as free-spoken as some poets—greater poets than himself.Flowers of Freethought
George W. Foote
She was a thorough Celt, impulsive, free-spoken, and highly imaginative.Cyrus Hall McCormick
Herbert Newton Casson
- speaking frankly or without restraint
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