Definition of straight arrow in English:

straight arrow

Syllabification: straight ar·row


North American informal
  • An honest, morally upright person.
    More example sentences
    • Paul was what we called a straight arrow, maybe the straightest I have ever known.
    • Joe was the straightest of the straight arrows, a real gentleman.
    • You can tell his character is gonna be a straight arrow when he refuses to let an unctuous lobbyist buy him breakfast.

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