Straight Meaning and Definition


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Straight meaning

Word: Straight

How to pronounce: streɪt

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend.

Example sentences: "A long, straight road"

2. Properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical.

Example sentences: "He made sure his tie was straight"

3. Not evasive; honest.

Example sentences: "A straight answer"

4. In continuous succession.

Example sentences: "He scored his fourth straight win"

5. (of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat.

Example sentences: "Straight brandy"

6. (especially of drama) serious as opposed to comic or musical; employing the conventional techniques of its art form.

Example sentences: "A straight play"

7. (of a person) conventional or respectable.

Adverb

Definitions:

1. In a straight line; directly.

Example sentences: "He was gazing straight at her"

2. In or into a level, even, or upright position.

Example sentences: "He pulled his clothes straight"

3. Correctly; clearly.

Example sentences: "I'm so tired I can hardly think straight"

4. Without a break; continuously.

Example sentences: "He remembered working sixteen hours straight"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A part of something that is not curved or bent, especially a section of a racetrack.

Example sentences: "He pulled away in the straight to win by half a second"

2. (in poker) a continuous sequence of five cards.

Example sentences: "The next person with a straight can guess a card."

3. A conventional person.


Synonyms:

directly

at once

straightway

direct

straightforward

rectilinear

straightline

upright

honorable

plumb

straightaway

straightly

direct line

forward

plump

bluntly

plainly

straightforwardly

just

right

square

good

candid

forthright

outspoken

honest

straight ahead

hetero

linear

consecutive

successive

undiluted

dead

pure

plain

flat

true

smooth

straight forward

open

neat


Derivations:

straightened

straightening

straighten


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Straight in Other Languages...

Spanish: Recto

German: Gerade

French: Droit

Italian: Dritto

Turkish: Düz


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