Definition of Outspoken

1. Adjective. Given to expressing yourself freely or insistently. "A vocal assembly"

Exact synonyms: Vocal
Similar to: Communicative, Communicatory
Derivative terms: Outspokenness



2. Adjective. Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion. "A point-blank accusation"

Definition of Outspoken

1. a. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; as, an outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke.

Definition of Outspoken

1. Adjective. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; vocal. ¹

2. Verb. (past participle of outspeak). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outspoken

1. outspeak [v] - See also: outspeak

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Literary usage of Outspoken

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"The ' Par- ' ments concerning Drury Lane Theatre also sons Wedding' is outspoken enough for exist in manuscript, and ' Mr. Thomas Killi- ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"He was a much more enthusiastic politician than any of the writers who preceded him ; besides being more outspoken in criticism; though he says,—"Thecase of ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"A French hussar is about as outspoken an animal as an English sailor, so that we were well met." MULBERRY-TUBE. — Can any of your readers give me any ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Rome seems to have assumed a similar attitude, though less outspoken. This is shown by an ancient but ungenuine appendix to the letter of Celestine I. cited ..."

5. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"We certainly think that you are a hopeful writer, and possibly we have been enough outspoken to encourage you to believe us sincere in saying so. ..."

6. Some Great Leaders in the World Movement by Robert Elliott Speer (1911)
"Among the most outspoken advocates of a Christian policy was Sir Herbert Ed- wardes. He addressed to Lawrence a long and able " Memorandum on the ..."

7. William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer".: A Biographical Sketch by Josephine Seaton (1871)
"Paine, disembarking at Philadelphia in 1774, soon became noted for his outspoken heresies, editing with ability the Pennsylvania Magazine ; and upon the ..."

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