Definition of Straight in English :
Define Straight in English
Straight meaning in English
Meaning of Straight in English
Pronunciation of Straight in English
Straight pronunciation in English
Pronounce Straight in Englishsee synonyms of straight
a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
4. consecutive, straight
successive (without a break)
Example Sentences:'sick for five straight days'
having no deviations
Example Sentences:'straight lines''straight roads across the desert''straight teeth''straight shoulders'
(of hair) having no waves or curls
Example Sentences:'her naturally straight hair hung long and silky'
erect in posture
Example Sentences:'sit straight''stood defiantly with unbowed back'
in keeping with the facts
Example Sentences:'set the record straight''made sure the facts were straight in the report'
9. square, straight
characterized by honesty and fairness
Example Sentences:'straight dealing''a square deal'
free from curves or angles
Example Sentences:'a straight line'
neatly arranged; not disorderly
Example Sentences:'the room is straight now'
14. straight, true
accurately fitted; level
Example Sentences:'the window frame isn't quite true'
without evasion or compromise
Example Sentences:'a square contradiction''he is not being as straightforward as it appears'
Example Sentences:'took his whiskey neat'
following a correct or logical method
Example Sentences:'straight reasoning'
Example Sentences:'the path leads directly to the lake''went direct to the office'
in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
Example Sentences:'he didn't answer directly''told me straight out''came out flat for less work and more pay'
in a straight line; in a direct course
Example Sentences:'the road runs straight'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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