Definition of arrow-straight in English:

arrow-straight

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adjective & adverb

  • Completely straight: [as adjective]: the roads are empty and arrow-straight [as adverb]: an index leads you arrow-straight to documents of interest
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    • Within minutes fifteen or so city guards mounted on llamas were flanking us as we made our way along the arrow-straight boulevard leading straight to the heart of the city.
    • Ancient Rome built arrow-straight highways to rush troops and goods to the ends of its earth, and to the centre of its universe.
    • The arrow-straight flight of the ball, the compact athleticism of these men as they flung it, were things to behold.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody