Straight·for·ward a. Proceeding in a straight course or manner; not deviating; honest; frank. -- adv. In a straightforward manner. -- Straight*for*ward*ly, adv. -- Straight*for*ward*ness, n.
adj 1: free from ambiguity; "a straightforward set of instructions"
2: without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he
is not being as straightforward as it appears" [syn: square(a)]
3: without concealment or deception; honest; "their business
was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his
business affairs" [syn: aboveboard]
4: pointed directly ahead; "a straightforward gaze"