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Dictionary definition for: Straight

1. (n) a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

2. (s) successive (without a break) "sick for five straight days"

3. (r) without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake" "went direct to the office"

4. (n) a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

5. (r) 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"

6. (a) having no deviations; "straight lines" "straight roads across the desert" "straight teeth" "straight shoulders"

7. (r) in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight"

8. (n) a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

9. (a) (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"

10. (s) erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude" "stood defiantly with unbowed back"

11. (s) right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight" "made sure the facts were straight in the report"

12. (a) honest and morally upright; "I just want a straight answer to the question" "straight dealing"

13. (a) no longer coiled

14. (a) without curves

15. (s) neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now"

16. (s) characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal" "wanted to do the square thing"

17. (s) not homosexual

18. (s) accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn''t quite true"

19. (s) without water; "took his whiskey neat"

20. (s) reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with me"

21. (s) following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"

22. (s) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

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