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straight

straight - Dictionary definition and meaning for word straight

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(noun) a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
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(noun) a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
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(noun) a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
Synonyms : straightaway

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(adj) successive (without a break)
Synonyms : consecutive
Example Sentence
  • sick for five straight days

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(adj) having no deviations
Example Sentence
  • straight lines
  • straight roads across the desert
  • straight teeth
  • straight shoulders

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(adj) (of hair) having no waves or curls
Example Sentence
  • her naturally straight hair hung long and silky

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(adj) erect in posture
Synonyms : unbent , unbowed
Example Sentence
  • sit straight
  • stood defiantly with unbowed back

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(adj) in keeping with the facts
Example Sentence
  • set the record straight
  • made sure the facts were straight in the report

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(adj) characterized by honesty and fairness
Synonyms : square
Example Sentence
  • straight dealing
  • a square deal

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(adj) no longer coiled
Synonyms : uncoiled

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(adj) free from curves or angles
Example Sentence
  • a straight line

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(adj) neatly arranged; not disorderly
Example Sentence
  • the room is straight now

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(adj) not homosexual
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(adj) accurately fitted; level
Synonyms : true
Example Sentence
  • the window frame isn't quite true

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(adj) without evasion or compromise
Synonyms : square , straightforward
Example Sentence
  • a square contradiction
  • he is not being as straightforward as it appears

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(adj) without water
Synonyms : full-strength , neat
Example Sentence
  • took his whiskey neat

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(adj) following a correct or logical method
Example Sentence
  • straight reasoning

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(adj) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
Synonyms : square

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(adv) without deviation
Synonyms : direct , directly
Example Sentence
  • the path leads directly to the lake
  • went direct to the office

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(adv) in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
Synonyms : directly , flat
Example Sentence
  • he didn't answer directly
  • told me straight out
  • came out flat for less work and more pay

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(adv) in a straight line; in a direct course
Example Sentence
  • the road runs straight

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