- Without concealment, deception, or prevarication, especially where these might be expected; frankly or honestly: he could no longer speak openly of his problemsMore example sentences
publicly, for all to see, blatantly, flagrantly, brazenly, boldly, overtly, in full view; shamelessly, immodestly, wantonlyfrankly, candidly, explicitly, honestly, sincerely, forthrightly, straightforwardly, bluntly, without constraint, without holding back, straight from the shoulder, straight from the hip
- To achieve this vision, we have to address areas of weakness honestly and openly.
- We also think it is important that such an important issue is debated openly and honestly.
- I do not want to live in a city which cannot celebrate its diversity openly and honestly.