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straight British & World English

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

straight English Thesaurus

the aircraft continued on a straight course

fair dinkum British & World English

Used to emphasize or seek confirmation of the genuineness or truth of something

go straight British & World English

Live an honest life after being a criminal

straight up British & World English

Truthfully; honestly

straight-up British & World English

Honest and trustworthy

back straight British & World English

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

home straight British & World English

The straight final stretch of a racecourse

straight off British & World English

Without hesitation or deliberation

straight-arm British & World English

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

straight-cut British & World English

(Of tobacco) cut lengthwise into long silky fibres

straight edge British & World English

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

straight-line British & World English

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

straight man British & World English

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

straight pool British & World 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 British & World English

An internal-combustion engine with six cylinders in line

straight time British & World English

Normal working hours, paid at a regular rate

straight-ahead British & World English

(Especially of popular music) straightforward or simple

straight arrow British & World English

An honest, morally upright person

straight chain British & World English

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

straight chair British & World English

A straight-backed side chair

straight-eight British & World English

An internal-combustion engine with eight cylinders in line

straight-faced British & World English

With a blank or serious facial expression

straight flush British & World 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 British & World English

North American term for cut-throat razor.

straight stitch British & World English

A single short separate embroidery stitch

straight shooter British & World English

An honest and forthright person

straight-talking British & World English

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

straight-thinking British & World English

Thinking clearly and logically

a straight face British & World English

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

a straight fight British & World English

A contest between just two opponents, especially in an election

get something straight British & World English

Make a situation clear, especially by reaching an understanding

put the record straight British & World English

Give the true version of events that have been reported incorrectly

the straight and narrow British & World English

The honest and morally acceptable way of living

straight from the shoulder British & World English

(Of a blow) swift and well delivered

straight off in straight British & World English

Without hesitation or deliberation

fair dinkum in dinkum British & World English

Used to emphasize or seek confirmation of the genuineness or truth of something

a straight face in straight British & World English

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

a straight fight in straight British & World English

A contest between just two opponents, especially in an election

straightforward British & World English

Uncomplicated and easy to do or understand


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