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.Also,forth"right'ly. 1. straight or directly forward; in a direct or straightforward manner: He told us forthright just what his objections were. 2. straightaway; at once; immediately: He saw forthright that such an action was folly.