be backward in coming forward

be backward in coming forward
(not) be backward in coming forward British & Australian, humorous to be confident and always ready to express an opinion.

If he doesn't like it, he'll tell you. He's not exactly backward in coming forward.


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  • forward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. front, anterior, fore most; precocious; ready, eager, prompt; enterprising, aggressive; intrusive, officious; pert, saucy, flip; future, coming. See insolence. v. t. impel, dispatch, deliver,… …   English dictionary for students

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