Synonyms for openly
- face to face
- in broad daylight
- in full view
- in public
- in the open
- under one's nose
- warts and all
- without pretense
- without reserve
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OPENLY
Hamlet lets out inadvertently that he was fat, but he will not say so openly.
It was the first time in his life he had ever been openly defied.
She was an audacious woman, and openly looked compassionately at me.
Miss Wilmot expressed her feelings on the subject almost as openly.
Every appetite is openly displayed, it's a most disgusting sight!
Negro slaves were openly advertised for sale in the London and Liverpool newspapers.
The Mercutians were no cowards, but death stared them openly in the face.
The legal right of the husband to beat his wife was openly recognised.
She is forbidden to carry on openly any business, and her parents must not even be shopkeepers!
When I have anything to say about his conduct, I say it openly, and there is an end of it.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OPENLY
- beyond doubt