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Definition of Straight

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straight line, line that is not curved; straight part, section that is not curved; sequence of five cards (Poker); heterosexual; one who is conventional or conservative
directly; in an upright manner; frankly, openly; immediately, without delay; continuously, without stopping; honestly; without embellishment
having no curves or bends; level; erect; in order; direct, frank; uninterrupted, continuous; honest; consistent; conventional; heterosexual; not drunk or on drugs (Slang); unmixed
Straight Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To straighten.
  
(superl.)
Unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight.
  
(superl.)
Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece of timber.
  
(superl.)
Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party; as, a straight Republican; a straight Democrat; also, containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others; as, a straight ballot.
  
(superl.)
Conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing.
  
(superl.)
Composed of cards which constitute a regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.
  
(superl.)
Approximately straight; not much curved; as, straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to the apex, with a small curve.
  
(n.)
A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight flush.
  
(adv.)
In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.
  
(a.)
A variant of Strait, a.
  
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straight
\straight\ (?), a. a variant of strait, a. [obs. or r.] egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to say, narrow. mandeville.
straight
\straight\ (?), adv. in a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark. "floating straight." i know thy generous temper well; fling but the appearance of dishonor on it, it straight takes fire, and mounts into a blaze. everything was going on straight. black.
straight
\straight\, a. [compar. straighter (?); superl. straightest.] [oe. strei&?;t, properly p. p. of strecchen to stretch, as. streht, p. p. of streccan to stretch, to extend. see stretch.]
1. right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece of timber. and the crooked shall be made straight. xl. 4. there are many several sorts of crooked lines, but there is only one which is straight.
2. (bot.) approximately straight; not much curved; as, straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to the apex, with a small curve.
3. (card playing) composed of cards which constitute a regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.
4. conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing.
5. unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight. [slang]
6. making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party; as, a straight republican; a straight democrat; also, containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others; as, a straight ballot. [political cant, u.s.]
straight
arch (arch.), a form of arch in which the intrados is straight, but with its joints drawn radially, as in a common arch.


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ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
(See go straight, square up)
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Meaning
From the highest authority.
Origin
In horse racing circles tips on which horse is a likely winner circulate amongst punters. The most trusted authorities are considered to be those in closest touch with the recent form of the horse, i.e. stable lads, trainers etc. The notional 'from the horse's mouth' is supposed to indicate one step better than even that inner circle.
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English Idioms WM 1.3a
See go straight, square up
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
díreach
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Diwyr = a. not oblique, straight
Ing = n. a strait, a difficulty; a. straight, confined
Uniawn = a. direct, straight; upright; just, perfect
Shakespeare Words
immediately
Australian Slang
1. conforming to orthodox, conservative forms of behaviour, as heterosexuality, avoidance of illegal drugs, etc.; 2. not under the influence of drugs; 3. reliable, as reports, information, etc.; 4. one who conforms to orthodox forms of behaviour; 5. heterosexual
dishonest person, liar
lead an honest life, especially after a prison sentence
to be a dishonest person, liar
(of a homosexual) not openly gay or lesbian
1. truthful, honest; 2. (of sexual intercourse) conventional; employing the missionary position with little variation; avoiding oral sex, etc.: “She likes only straight-up sex”
1. truthful, honest; 2. (of sexual intercourse) conventional; employing the missionary position with little variation; avoiding oral sex, etc.: “She likes only straight-up sex”
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
1. okay
2. short for stright up, truly, used for emphasis; "straight booty" or "straight wack"
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
(synonym) heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person
(hypernym) person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
(hyponym) fucker
2. a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
(hypernym) poker hand
3. a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
(synonym) straightaway
(hypernym) section, segment
(hyponym) stretch

Adjective
1. successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
(synonym) consecutive
(similar) continuous, uninterrupted
2. having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
(antonym) crooked
(similar) aligned
(see-also) direct
(attribute) shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation
3. (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
(antonym) curly
(similar) uncurled
(attribute) curliness
4. erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
(synonym) unbent, unbowed, upright
(similar) erect, vertical, upright
5. right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report"
(similar) accurate
6. honest and morally upright; "I just want a straight answer to the question"; "straight dealing"
(antonym) crooked, corrupt
(similar) aboveboard, straightforward
(see-also) honest, honorable
(attribute) honesty, honestness
7. no longer coiled
(synonym) uncoiled
(similar) uncurled
8. without curves
(antonym) curved, curving
(similar) trabeated, trabeate
9. neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now"
(similar) tidy
10. characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal"; "wanted to do the square thing"
(synonym) square
(similar) honest, honorable
11. not homosexual
(similar) heterosexual
(classification) colloquialism
12. accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
(synonym) true
(similar) even
13. without water; "took his whiskey neat"
(synonym) neat, full-strength
(similar) undiluted
14. reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with me"
(similar) reliable, dependable
15. following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"
(similar) correct, right
16. rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
(synonym) square
(similar) conventional
(classification) cant, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular

Adverb
1. without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"
(synonym) directly, direct
2. 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"
(synonym) directly, flat
3. in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight"
Straight Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
Used in the context of general equities. Direct phone line, versus an outside line which requires a phone number to be dialed.
Copyright © 2000, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
Manufacturing Terms
Line Interpolation- calculation of intermediate values from an analytic representation in sections of straight lines
Straight Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Aviation - English - Spintra.com
line distance from the aircraft to a point on the ground;
Straight Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Straight may refer to:
  • Straight (poker), a poker hand containing five cards in sequential ranked order
  • Straight, or straights, used to describe individuals with mainstream points of view and appearance.
  • Straight, slang for heterosexual
  • Straight, an alternative name for the cross punch
  • Straight, the second autobiography by British artist Boy George
  • Straight, a member of the straight edge subculture
  • Straight Records, a record label formed in 1969
  • Straight, Inc., a now-defunct U.S. drug rehabilitation program for adolescents
  • Straight whiskey, pure whiskey distilled at no higher than 80 lcohol content that has been aged at least two years
  • Straightedge, a drawing or cutting tool
  • Straight-acting, an LGBT person who does not exhibit the appearance or mannerisms of the gay stereotype
  • Straight (racing), a section of a race track
  • Straight (Tobias Regner album), the first album by German singer Tobias Regner
  • Straight (2007 film), a 2007 German film by Nicolas Flessa
  • Straight (2009 film), a 2009 Bollywood film starring Vinay Pathak
  • Straight man (stock character), a stock character

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Straight Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
A letter of credit that contains a limited engagement clause which states that the issuing bank promises to pay the beneficiary upon presentation of the required documents at its counters or the counters of the named bank.
Worldgolf
faced Refers to a club with little or no loft on the face.
Straight Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Roller Coaster Glossary
A coaster that has no turns in its track. Most shuttles are like this.
Copyright © 2006, Andrew Rathe, Coaster-World.com
Lexicon of Tiddlywinks
n winking venue at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York [Willard Straight Hall]
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
Whisky without color (caramel) addition.
Straight Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
TUPAC SHAKUR Rap Dictionary V.2.0
1) (n) Okay. 2) (n) Short for stright up, truly, used for emphasis. "Straight booty" or "straight wack".
Rap-music terminology and bios of artists
1) (n) Okay.
2) (n) Short for stright up, truly, used for emphasis. "Straight booty" or "straight wack".
american horse racing dictionary
slang betting to win only.
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
zeh-, zehik