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    straight - Dictionary definition and meaning for word straight

    Definition
    (noun) a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex Definition
    (noun) a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit) Definition
    (noun) a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    Synonyms : straightaway
    Definition
    (adj) successive (without a break)
    Synonyms : consecutive
    Example Sentence
    • sick for five straight days
    Definition
    (adj) having no deviations
    Example Sentence
    • straight lines
    • straight roads across the desert
    • straight teeth
    • straight shoulders
    Definition
    (adj) (of hair) having no waves or curls
    Example Sentence
    • her naturally straight hair hung long and silky
    Definition
    (adj) erect in posture
    Synonyms : unbent , unbowed
    Example Sentence
    • sit straight
    • stood defiantly with unbowed back
    Definition
    (adj) in keeping with the facts
    Example Sentence
    • set the record straight
    • made sure the facts were straight in the report
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by honesty and fairness
    Synonyms : square
    Example Sentence
    • straight dealing
    • a square deal
    Definition
    (adj) no longer coiled
    Synonyms : uncoiled
    Definition
    (adj) free from curves or angles
    Example Sentence
    • a straight line
    Definition
    (adj) neatly arranged; not disorderly
    Example Sentence
    • the room is straight now
    Definition
    (adj) not homosexual Definition
    (adj) accurately fitted; level
    Synonyms : true
    Example Sentence
    • the window frame isn't quite true
    Definition
    (adj) without evasion or compromise
    Synonyms : square , straightforward
    Example Sentence
    • a square contradiction
    • he is not being as straightforward as it appears
    Definition
    (adj) without water
    Synonyms : full-strength , neat
    Example Sentence
    • took his whiskey neat
    Definition
    (adj) following a correct or logical method
    Example Sentence
    • straight reasoning
    Definition
    (adj) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
    Synonyms : square
    Definition
    (adv) without deviation
    Synonyms : direct , directly
    Example Sentence
    • the path leads directly to the lake
    • went direct to the office
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (adv) in a straight line; in a direct course
    Example Sentence
    • the road runs straight
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