Definitions for straight

Definitions for (noun) straight

Main entry: straight, straightaway

Definition: a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

Main entry: straight

Definition: a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

Main entry: heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight, straight person

Definition: a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

Definitions for (adj) straight

Main entry: straight

Definition: in keeping with the facts

Usage: set the record straight; made sure the facts were straight in the report

Main entry: straight, consecutive

Definition: successive (without a break)

Usage: sick for five straight days

Main entry: straight, square

Definition: rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

Main entry: straight

Definition: following a correct or logical method

Usage: straight reasoning

Main entry: full-strength, straight, neat

Definition: without water

Usage: took his whiskey neat

Main entry: square, straight, straightforward

Definition: without evasion or compromise

Usage: a square contradiction; he is not being as straightforward as it appears

Main entry: straight, true

Definition: accurately fitted; level

Usage: the window frame isn't quite true

Main entry: straight

Definition: (of hair) having no waves or curls

Usage: her naturally straight hair hung long and silky

Main entry: straight

Definition: not homosexual

Main entry: unbent, unbowed, straight

Definition: erect in posture

Usage: sit straight; stood defiantly with unbowed back

Main entry: straight

Definition: having no deviations

Usage: straight lines; straight roads across the desert; straight teeth; straight shoulders

Main entry: straight

Definition: free from curves or angles

Usage: a straight line

Main entry: straight, uncoiled

Definition: no longer coiled

Main entry: straight, square

Definition: characterized by honesty and fairness

Usage: straight dealing; a square deal

Main entry: straight

Definition: neatly arranged; not disorderly

Usage: the room is straight now

Definitions for (adv) straight

Main entry: direct, directly, straight

Definition: without deviation

Usage: the path leads directly to the lake; went direct to the office

Main entry: flat, directly, straight

Definition: in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly

Usage: he didn't answer directly; told me straight out; came out flat for less work and more pay

Main entry: straight

Definition: in a straight line; in a direct course

Usage: the road runs straight

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