openlyadverbuk /ˈəʊ.pən.li/ us /ˈoʊ-/
- I'm tired of all these cloak-and-dagger meetings - let's discuss the issues openly.
- He answered openly and honestly without hesitation or equivocation.
- Dealers are openly plying drugs in school playgrounds.
- Many parents feel reluctant to talk openly with their children.
- They are openly scornful of the new plans.