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call a spade a spade

see definition of call a spade a spade
  • as inplainspoken
  • as instraight-from-the-shoulder
  • as instraight-out
  • as instraight-shooting
  • as inforthright
  • as infrank
  • as indefine
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Synonyms for call a spade a spade

adj frank

Antonyms for call a spade a spade

  • artful
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • dishonest
  • lying
  • tactful
  • tricky
  • untruthful
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More words related to call a spade a spade

define

verb. give description

defined

verb. give description

defines

verb. give description

defining

verb. give description

forthright

adjective. straightforward, honest

frank

adjective. completely honest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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