Definition of straight shooter in English:

straight shooter

Line breaks: straight shoot¦er


informal , chiefly North American
An honest and forthright person: Candace is a plain talker and a straight shooter
More example sentences
  • He is widely praised as honest and a straight shooter.
  • He's a straight shooter, honest, and he knows everything that is going on in media.
  • But they seem like straight shooters who understand blogs, and their business model is interesting.



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  • I feel lucky to have cultivated solid relationships with three decent, straight-shooting recruiters over the years, using them for hiring and finding new jobs for myself.
  • The straight-shooting, hard-drinking, hard-hitting, private detective has been a staple of American cinema for almost sixty years.
  • Everyone professes to think Dean's a straight-shooting kind of guy.

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