Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
in a very clear and honest way that shows what you really think
direct, because you are determined to get information
said or shown in a very strong clear way
if you say something baldly, you say it in a direct way, without trying to be sensitive or polite
in a very clear way that no one can argue about
without hiding your feelings
expressed in a very direct way that gives the true facts
directly, without trying to avoid offending or upsetting people
if you say something to someone’s face, you say it to them directly
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
a soft fruit that has a green skin and a large hard seed inside. It grows on a tree and is a type...
an electric skateboard
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of talking in a direct way from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.