Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “outspoken”


adjective    /ˌɑʊtˈspoʊ·kən/
(of a person) expressing strong opinions very directly without worrying if other people will be upset by them: an outspoken critic of corruption
(Definition of outspoken adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of outspoken

Definitions of “outspoken” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More