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Definitions of straight

  1. a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Straightness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. In a direct course; at once. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Straightly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Immediately: in the shortest time. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. In a straight line. straightly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. without water; "took his whiskey neat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. no longer coiled Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. rigidly conventional or old-fashioned Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. not homosexual Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. without curves Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. honest and morally upright; "I just want a straight answer to the question"; "straight dealing" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. A variant of Strait, a. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece of timber. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Approximately straight; not much curved; as, straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to the apex, with a small curve. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. Composed of cards which constitute a regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. Conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. Unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party; as, a straight Republican; a straight Democrat; also, containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others; as, a straight ballot. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight flush. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. To straighten. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. Not crooked or curved; extending throughout in the same direction; as, a straight road; upright; as, a straight life; direct; not confused; as, straight reasoning. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  34. Direct: being in a right line: not crooked: nearest: upright. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  35. Direct; not crooked; in a right line; upright. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  36. Extending uniformly in the same direction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. Erect; upright; accurate; true. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. Right; direct; not deviating or crooked; not deviating from truth or fairness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  39. Being in a right line; direct; not crooked; upright. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for straight

  1. " I shall go straight to Lord Essendine, then, and tell him all I know. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  2. Now, there is something for you to do to put this straight – A Little Maid of Old Maine by Alice Turner Curtis
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