[adjective, noun fawrth-rahyt, fohrth-; adverb fawrth-rahyt, fohrth-, fawrth-rahyt, fohrth-] /adjective, noun ˈfɔrθˌraɪt, ˈfoʊrθ-; adverb ˌfɔrθˈraɪt, ˌfoʊrθ-, ˈfɔrθˌraɪt, ˈfoʊrθ-/
going straight to the point; frank; direct; outspoken:
It’s sometimes difficult to be forthright and not give offense.
proceeding in a straight course; direct; straightforward:
a forthright glance.
adverb, Also, forthrightly
straight or directly forward; in a direct or straightforward manner:
He told us forthright just what his objections were.
straightaway; at once; immediately:
He saw forthright that such an action was folly.
Archaic. a straight course or path.
direct and outspoken
adverb (ˌfɔːθˈraɪt; ˈfɔːθˌraɪt)
in a direct manner; frankly
Old English forðriht “direct, plain;” see forth + right. Related: Forthrightly; forthrightness.
[fawrth, fohrth] /fɔrθ, foʊrθ/ noun 1. Firth of, an arm of the North Sea, in SE Scotland: estuary of Forth River. 48 miles (77 km) long. 2. a river in S central Scotland, flowing E into the Firth of Forth. 116 miles (187 km) long. /fɔːθ/ adverb 1. forward in place, time, order, or degree […]
[wuh-choo-kuh, wah-] /wəˈtʃu kə, wɑ-/ noun 1. a military reservation and U.S. Army training center in SE Arizona, SE of Tucson.
[fawrth-with, -with , fohrth-] /ˌfɔrθˈwɪθ, -ˈwɪð, ˌfoʊrθ-/ adverb 1. immediately; at once; without delay: Any official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith. /ˌfɔːθˈwɪθ; -ˈwɪð/ adverb 1. at once; immediately c.1200 (prep); early 14c. (adv.), from forth + with. The Old English equivalent was forð mid. noun An order to report immediately (1950s+ Police)
[fawr-tee] /ˈfɔr ti/ noun, plural forties. 1. a cardinal number, ten times four. 2. a symbol for this number, as 40 or XL or XXXX. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. forties, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 40 through 49, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the […]