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straight US English

Extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend

straight US Thesaurus

a long, straight road

straight New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

extending uniformly in one direction;

go straight US English

Live an honest life after being a criminal

straight up US English

Unmixed; unadulterated

straight-up US English

Honest; trustworthy

back straight US English

The part of a racecourse that is furthest from the grandstand and parallel to the home straight

straight away US English

Immediately

straight out US English

Without hesitation or deliberation

straight-arm US English

Ward off (an opponent) or remove (an obstacle) with the arm straight

straight-cut US English

(Of tobacco) cut lengthwise into long silky fibres

straight-line US English

Containing, characterized by, or relating to straight lines or motion in a straight line

straight man US English

The person in a comedy duo who speaks lines that give a comedian the opportunity to make jokes

straight pool US English

A form of pool in which the players specify the ball they plan to pocket and which pocket the ball will drop into before taking a shot

straight-six US English

An internal combustion engine with six cylinders in line

straight time US English

Normal working hours, paid at a regular rate

arrow-straight US English

Completely straight

straight-ahead US English

(Especially of popular music) straightforward, simple, or unadorned

straight angle US English

An angle of 180°

straight arrow US English

An honest, morally upright person

straight chain US English

A chain of atoms in a molecule, usually carbon atoms, that is neither branched nor formed into a ring

straight chair US English

A straight-backed side chair

straight-eight US English

An internal-combustion engine with eight cylinders in line

straight-faced US English

With a blank or serious facial expression

straight flush US English

(In poker or brag) a hand of cards all of one suit and in a continuous sequence (for example, the seven, eight, nine, ten, and jack of spades)

straight razor US English

A razor having a long blade set in a handle, usually folding like a penknife

straight stitch US English

A single, short, separate embroidery stitch

straight shooter US English

An honest and forthright person

straight-talking US English

Open, honest, and direct in speech or writing; frank

straight-thinking US English

Thinking clearly and logically

a straight face US English

A blank or serious facial expression, especially when trying not to laugh

straight as a die US English

Absolutely straight

set someone straight US English

Inform someone of the truth of a situation

straight as an arrow US English

Perfectly straight, with no deviation

get something straight US English

Make a situation clear, especially by reaching an understanding

set the record straight US English

Give the true version of events that have been reported incorrectly; correct a misapprehension

the straight and narrow US English

The honest and morally acceptable way of living

go straight in straight US English

Live an honest life after being a criminal

straight out in straight US English

Without hesitation or deliberation

straight up in straight US English

Unmixed; unadulterated

set someone straight in set1 US English

Inform someone of the truth of a situation

get something straight in straight US English

Make a situation clear, especially by reaching an understanding

a straight face in straight US English

A blank or serious facial expression, especially when trying not to laugh

homestretch US English

The concluding straight part of a racecourse

straightedge US English

A bar with one accurately straight edge, used for testing whether something else is straight

straight as a die in die2 US English

Absolutely straight


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