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View synonyms for free-spoken

free-spoken

[ free-spoh-kuhn ]

adjective

  1. given to speaking freely or without reserve; frank; outspoken.


free-spoken

adjective

  1. speaking frankly or without restraint


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Derived Forms

  • ˌfree-ˈspokenly, adverb
  • ˌfree-ˈspokenness, noun

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Other Words From

  • free-spoken·ly adverb
  • free-spoken·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of free-spoken1

First recorded in 1615–25

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Example Sentences

Maria remained devoted and free spoken, though absolutely respectful.

It was his duty, they urged, to have an immediate interview with this free-spoken Anna and instruct her in the proprieties.

Now Thomas, in spite of his colossal mind, was a quick-tempered cat, and he was remarkably free spoken when he was roused.

But Semantha was a very free-spoken girl, and she said some hard things against Elder Crane's prayers.

All the young women in this country seem to be either uncommonly free-spoken, or else extremely shy.

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