Definition of straight-ahead in English:

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adjective

  • (Especially of popular music) straightforward or simple: his more straight-ahead jazz-funk past they could sound straight-ahead and boring a straight-ahead comparison between the two parties
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    • His mastery of straight-ahead jazz is on display here, in spite of the unconventional source material.
    • If the goal was to produce a simple, straight-ahead rocker, then the band have succeeded.
    • At five minutes long, the track is an oddity on an album of searing, straight-ahead punk rock that takes not one prisoner.

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