Adjective "Outspoken" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Frank in stating one's opinions, especially if they are shocking or controversial.
  1. 'He is still as outspoken as ever and although he defends public radio he is highly critical of television.'
  2. 'Like me, you've got a bit of a reputation for being outspoken on the subject of human rights, haven't you?'
  3. 'The press do not know what to make of these outspoken, confident fanatics.'
  4. 'It frequently deals with issues of race, and is often outspoken and controversial.'
  5. 'Such commentators have rarely been so outspoken about men who take golfing holidays or work away from home.'
  6. 'His outspoken nature landed him a seat on the board and in 1995 he was elected as president.'
  7. 'An outspoken fire union boss has got round a gagging order by turning to the power of the written word.'
  8. 'Initially, BBC bosses had said the outspoken builder's return would be good television.'
  9. 'You don't have to be outspoken because you're getting the results you want anyway.'
  10. 'His outspoken views and caustic attitude were guaranteed to make enemies.'


1. uttered or expressed with frankness or without reserve: outspoken criticism.

2. free or unreserved in speech. verb

3. past participle of outspeak.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be outspoken in criticisms."

"conservatives can be outspoken in things."

"boths can be outspoken in beliefs."

"people can be outspoken in things."

"thinkings can be outspoken in ses."

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