frank; outspoken; open and sincere:
a candid critic.
free from reservation, disguise, or subterfuge; straightforward:
a candid opinion.
a candid photo.
a candid mind.
Archaic. clear; pure.
an unposed photograph.
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frank and outspoken: he was candid about his dislike of our friends
without partiality; unbiased
unposed or informal: a candid photograph
clear or pure
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Also, could do with. Might profit from, needs, as in This room can do with a good cleaning, or Harry could do with a new suit. [ ; late 1700s ] Also see: do with
the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness: The candor of the speech impressed the audience. freedom from bias; fairness; impartiality: to consider an issue with candor. Obsolete, kindliness. Obsolete, purity. Contemporary Examples The Worst Thing Obama Has Ever Said Michael Tomasky May 29, 2012 Philly Sportswriter Bill […]
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