What does the word candid mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Candidness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Candidly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Sincere; ingenuous; frank; fair.

Usage examples for candid

  1. But Mrs. Lascelles sat looking up at me with her fine and candid eyes, as though she knew as well as I which was the real coincidence, and knew that I knew into the bargain. – No Hero by E.W. Hornung
  2. If candor were needed, he would be candid. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  3. After this candid statement he stared solemnly at his companion, as though to say, " What think ye of that, my brave?" – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne