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

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