no-nonsense

[ noh-non-sens, -suhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF no-nonsense
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He was as much a "no-nonsense" fellow, in his way, as a magistrate, or a minister.'

"I've been looking around," Malone said in what he hoped was a grim, no-nonsense tone.

He won't be capable of taking a no-nonsense, dogmatic, black-and-white stand.

With their compact bodies and no-nonsense mannerisms they were recognizably Pyrran.

They mostly had a no-nonsense look about them, as if they were not going to be satisfied with more oratory.

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