Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[pleyn-spoh-kuh n] /ˈpleɪnˈspoʊ kən/

candid; frank; blunt.
using simple, direct language:
a plain-spoken politician.
candid; frank; blunt

1670s, from plain (adj.) + spoken.


Read Also:

  • Plainstones

    [pleyn-stohnz] /ˈpleɪnˌstoʊnz/ plural noun, Scot. 1. . 2. (used with a singular verb) a flagstone walk or passageway.

  • Plain-suit

    noun, Cards. 1. a suit other than the trump suit.

  • Plaint

    [pleynt] /pleɪnt/ noun 1. a complaint. 2. Law. a statement of grievance made to a court for the purpose of asking redress. 3. a lament; lamentation. /pleɪnt/ noun 1. (archaic) a complaint or lamentation 2. (law) a statement in writing of grounds of complaint made to a court of law and asking for redress of […]

  • Plain-table

    noun, Surveying. 1. . noun, Surveying. 1. a drawing board mounted on a tripod, used in the field, with an alidade, for surveying tracts of land. noun 1. a surveying instrument consisting of a drawing board mounted on adjustable legs, and used in the field for plotting measurements directly verb 2. to survey (a plot […]

Disclaimer: Plain-spoken definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.