Crossword clues for outspoken
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Outspoken \Out*spo"ken\, a. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, candidly, or boldly; as, an outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke. -- Out*spo"ken*ness, n.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"given to speaking freely," 1808, originally Scottish, from out (adv.) + -spoken. "The pa. pple. has here a resultant force, as in 'well spoken', 'well read'." [OED]. Related: Outspokenly; outspokenness.
speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; vocal. v
(past participle of outspeak English).
adj. given to expressing yourself freely or insistently; "outspoken in their opposition to segregation"; "a vocal assembly" [syn: vocal]
characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation" [syn: blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder]
Outspoken may refer to:
- Outspoken (album), 2012 album by metalcore band For All Those Sleeping
- OutSpoken, screen reader software
- Outspoken Award, given by the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
- Parrhesia, the obligation to speak candidly in rhetoric
Outspoken is the second studio album from Minnesota-based band For All Those Sleeping, released through Fearless Records on June 19, 2012, nearly two years after their debut album Cross Your Fingers. The album showcases a much heavier metalcore sound with more prominent usage of unclean vocals and limited use of pop punk style choruses which were featured regularly on the aforementioned debut. Similarly to the first album, this album was also produced by Cameron Mizell.
On April 25, 2012, the band released the first single off the album, "Mark My Words", as a digital download on iTunes.
The album debuted at number 95 on the billboard 200, selling over 4000 copies in its first week.
Usage examples of "outspoken".
Perry Bay for the selection, he talked at length with Captain Bellamy and sent word to Patrick McNamara, who might have been an outspoken villain, but who was having marked success with the management of his own selection in the east.
My father was outspoken in his views concerning the responsibilities of the landed class.
Harrison, an outspoken Virginia planter, six feet four inches tall and immensely fat, was a fervent champion of American rights who liked to say he would have come to Philadelphia on foot had it been necessary.
Alexander was outspoken in his contempt for British policy toward America.
To be fearlessly outspoken in her opinions came easily to her, since she judged solely from the standpoint of her social position.
The frankness of such a secretly outspoken thought could not go without some derisive self-criticism.
I also made her outspoken, extraordinarily curious, and smart as hell.
While in Vietnam, Kerry was an outspoken critic to the point of being characterized by some as a perpetual whiner.
Kerry invented them to create the false impression that he was an outspoken critic of the war and war policies while in Vietnam.
Kerry is typically self-serving, designed to advance the idea that he was an outspoken critic of military policy, willing to challenge his superiors whenever possible.
In the last couple of years of his life, he had broadened his civil rights agenda to include an assault on urban poverty and outspoken opposition to the war.
A short, full-bosomed, green-eyed redhead, her lawyer friend was as outspoken as she was loyal.
The confrontation as imagined and reported by Kerry is typically self-serving, designed to advance the idea that he was an outspoken critic of military policy, willing to challenge his superiors whenever possible.
At least Robert had patronized her by pretending to be interested in her views and outspoken opinions on just about everything.
Amelia doubted there was a more outspoken woman in the world than the duchess.