Meaning of “unvarnished” in the English Dictionary

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"unvarnished" in British English

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unvarnishedadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ʌnˈvɑː.nɪʃt/ us /ʌnˈvɑːr.nɪʃt/

An unvarnished statement is expressed in a plain and honest way:

You don't expect a politician to tell you the unvarnished truth.

(Definition of “unvarnished” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)