Definition of en clair in English:

en clair

adjective & adverb

  • (especially of a telegram or official message) in ordinary language, rather than in code or cipher.

    • ‘Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity.’

Origin

French, literally in clear.

Pronunciation:

en clair

/ɒ̃ ˈklɛː/