1 free from ambiguity; "a straightforward set of instructions"
2 without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears" [syn: square(a)]
3 without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs" [syn: aboveboard]
4 pointed directly ahead; "a straightforward gaze"
- Proceeding in a straight course or manner; not
deviating; honest; frank.
- 1992, George J. Church, "Why Voters Don't Trust Clinton," Time,
20 Apr, p. 38,
- A great deal of the uneasiness about Clinton reflects his propensity to dance away from straightforward yes or no answers to any character question.
- 1992, George J. Church, "Why Voters Don't Trust Clinton," Time, 20 Apr, p. 38,
Proceeding in a straight course or manner; not deviating; honest; frank
- In a straightforward manner.
In a straightforward manner
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