plain[ pleyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF plain
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PLAIN
The track was plain enough, and there were hamlets at long intervals.
Aye, lad, and the plain things are always the hardest things to do.
A plain case, that he had left his curiosity with me, and designed to shew me no other.
It's a shirt and a plain stocking were got off a drowned man in Donegal.
One thing is plain, you must either go to them, or unlock the cellar-door.
Her duty was as plain as Hester's—and the same—to do the best for him!
It was plain he was troubled; plain too he was only waiting for the coverture of the house to speak.
It was plain from his manner that he did not altogether approve.
It was plain that Garson had given over the struggle against greed.
Behind him came Cassidy and two other detectives in plain clothes.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PLAIN
- call a spade a spade
- from the hip
- lay it on the line
- like it is
- saying what one thinks
- up front