Definition of what-you-see-is-what-you-get in English:

what-you-see-is-what-you-get

adjective

    • ‘His what-you-see-is-what-you-get authenticity seemed to defy Wall Street norm, leaving those eager to pigeonhole him at a loss.’
    • ‘He is a what-you-see-is-what-you-get kind of person.’
    • ‘His frank, what-you-see-is-what-you-get approach may just work.’
    • ‘It is this retro, tough-guy, what-you-see-is-what-you-get, no-nonsense approach that has made him the most influential media reporter in the city.’
    • ‘He favours plain white shirts, in line with his what-you-see-is-what-you-get kind of image.’
    • ‘You have been playing it safe and sturdy with what-you-see-is-what-you-get guys about whom you might not have been so grand-passionate in the first place.’
    • ‘He's a what-you-see-is-what-you-get kind of guy so come along for the ride from five each weekday morning.’
    • ‘But seen full face, as he is officially presented, he's a no-nonsense, what-you-see-is-what-you-get straight shooter.’
    • ‘In a sea of artificial effect movies, Dogme could ultimately be seen as a guiding light to what-you-see-is-what-you-get films we just need to see from time to time.’
    • ‘But this is very much a what-you-see-is-what-you-get motor.’
    • ‘He tends to be outgoing and transparent, a what-you-see-is-what-you-get sort of person.’
    • ‘No, it's not a shock to me that this president would have that kind of transparent, what-you-see-is-what-you-get openness in a respectful way.’
    • ‘A word about shovel weight: Of all the gear we carry, shovels are probably the most what-you-see-is-what-you-get.’

Pronunciation

what-you-see-is-what-you-get

/ˌwətyəˈsēisˌwətyəˌɡet/