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Meaning of forthright

forth•right

Pronunciation: (adj., n.fôrth'rīt", fōrth'-adv.fôrth"rīt', fōrth"-, fôrth'rīt", fōrth'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. going straight to the point; frank; direct; outspoken: It's sometimes difficult to be forthright and not give offense.
  2. proceeding in a straight course; direct; straightforward: a forthright glance.
—adv.
—n.
  1. a straight course or path.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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