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Definitions of straight

  1. successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. without water; "took his whiskey neat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal"; "wanted to do the square thing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. 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
  11. in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. no longer coiled Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. rigidly conventional or old-fashioned Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky" 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. Straightness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. A variant of Strait, a. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. 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
  31. In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. 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
  33. To straighten. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. Correspondingly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Immediately; directly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. 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.
  37. In a direct course; at once. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  38. Straightly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. Immediately. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  40. Direct: being in a right line: not crooked: nearest: upright. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  41. Immediately: in the shortest time. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  42. Direct; not crooked; in a right line; upright. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  43. Extending uniformly in the same direction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  44. Erect; upright; accurate; true. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  45. In a straight line. straightly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. str[=a]t, adj. direct: being in a right line: not crooked: nearest: upright: free from disorder: honourable, fair: unqualified, out-and-out: consisting of a sequence at poker: (slang) undiluted, neat, as a dram of whisky, &c., direct, authoritative, reliable.--adv. immediately: in the shortest time.--v.t. to straighten.--n. STRAIGHT'-ARCH, an arch in the form of two sides of an isosceles triangle.--adjs. STRAIGHT'AWAY, straight forward; STRAIGHT'-CUT, cut lengthwise of the leaf, of tobacco.--n. STRAIGHT'-EDGE, a narrow board or piece of metal having one edge perfectly straight for applying to a surface to ascertain whether it be exactly even.--v.t. STRAIGHT'EN, to make straight.--ns. STRAIGHT'ENER, one who, or that which, straightens; STRAIGHT'-FACE, a sober, unsmiling face.--adv. STRAIGHT'FORTH directly: henceforth.--adj. STRAIGHTFOR'WARD, going forward in a straight course: honest: open: downright.--adv. STRAIGHTFOR'WARDLY.--n. STRAIGHTFOR'WARDNESS, direction in a straight course: undeviating rectitude.--adv. STRAIGHT'LY, tightly: closely.--n. STRAIGHT'NESS, narrowness: tightness.--adjs. STRAIGHT'-OUT, out-and-out; STRAIGHT'-PIGHT (Shak.), straight, erect.--adv. STRAIGHT'WAY, directly: immediately: without loss of time. [A.S. streht, pa.p. of streccan, to stretch.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  49. Without curve or bend, extending uniformly in same direction, (s. line in Geom., lying evenly between any two of its points; s. arch, shaped like inverted V, without curves; a s. back, not bowed; a s. knee, not bent; s. legs, not bandy or knock-kneed; s. hair, not curly); upright, honest, candid, (s. dealings, speaking; is perfectly s. in all his dealings; s. thinking, logical, not swayed by emotion); in proper order or place, level, symmetrical, (are the pictures s.?; put things s., get rid of disorder; accounts are s., made up in due form; a s. race, fight, &c., in which competitors do their best to win); direct from source (s. tip, hint esp. as to likely winner of race or prospects of investment got from good authority); the s. ticket United States, the party programme without modification; straight forward, honest, open, frank, (of task &c.) presenting no complications; so straight forwardly adv., straight forwardness n.; straightway archaic, at once, immediately; hence straighten v.t. & i., straightness n. (N.) s. condition (is out of the s., crooked); straight part of something, esp. concluding stretch of racecourse (they were even as they reached the s.); sequence of cards in poker. (Adv.) in a s. line, direct, without deviation or circumlocution, (go s.; hit s. from the shoulder, in boxing, ride s., taking fences &c. instead of going round; comes s. from Paris; is making s. for a precipice; told it him s. out); in right direction, with good aim, (shoot s.); correctly (does not see s.); (archaic) at once (also in s. away slang, immediately; s. off, without hesitation, deliberation, &c., as cannot tell you s. o.); s.-cut, (tobacco) cut lengthwise into long silky fibres. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  50. adv. Immediately ; directly ; in the shortest time. Cabinet Dictionary

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