plain-spoken

[ pleyn-spoh-kuhn ]
/ ˈpleɪnˈspoʊ kən /

adjective

candid; frank; blunt.
using simple, direct language: a plain-spoken politician.

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Origin of plain-spoken

First recorded in 1670–80
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British Dictionary definitions for plain-spoken

plain-spoken

adjective

candid; frank; blunt
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