outspoken

[out-spoh-kuhn]
adjective
1.
uttered or expressed with frankness or without reserve: outspoken criticism.
2.
free or unreserved in speech.
verb
3.
past participle of outspeak.

Origin:
1800–10; out- + spoken

outspokenly, adverb
outspokenness, noun
unoutspoken, adjective


1. See frank1.


2. taciturn.
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outspeak

[out-speek]
verb (used with object), outspoke, outspoken, outspeaking.
1.
to outdo or excel in speaking.
2.
to utter frankly or boldly: to outspeak one's grievances.
verb (used without object), outspoke, outspoken, outspeaking.
3.
to speak out: to outspeak in defense of one's beliefs.

Origin:
1595–1605; out- + speak

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outspoken (ˌaʊtˈspəʊkən)
 
adj
1.  candid or bold in speech
2.  said or expressed with candour or boldness
 
out'spokenness
 
n

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outspoken
"given to speaking freely," 1808, originally Scottish, from out + pt. of speak (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Along the way, she has become an outspoken member of her profession.
The opposition continues to be outspoken in its criticism of the regime and
  significant unrest could spark a fierce crackdown.
He's also an outspoken advocate for getting kids into the outdoors.
Truth can not be suppressed for long by loud and outspoken chronic liers.
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