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straight

noun

1 straight

A person having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex.

synonyms: heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person.

Roget 628: middle course, midcourse; mean etc. 29; middle etc. 68; juste milieu [Fr.], mezzo termine [It], golden mean, ariston metron [Gr.], aurea mediocritas [Lat.].    straight ... show more

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

Dutch: hetero, heterofiel, heteroseksueel
Polish: heteroseksualista



2 straight

A poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit).

Polish: strit

3 straight

A straight segment of a roadway or racecourse.

synonym: straightaway.

adjective

1 straight

Successive (without a break):
— Sick for five straight days.

synonym: consecutive.

Roget 212: vertical, upright, erect, perpendicular, plumb, normal, straight, bolt, upright; rampant; standing up etc. v.; rectangular, ... show more

2 straight

Having no deviations.

Polish: prosty

3 straight

of hair Having no waves or curls.

4 straight

Erect in posture:
— Sit straight.

synonyms: unbent, unbowed.

Roget 246: straight; rectilinear, rectilineal; direct, even, right, true, in a line; unbent, virgate etc. v.; undeviating, unturned, ... show more

Polish: wyprostowany

5 straight

In keeping with the facts.

6 straight

Characterized by honesty and fairness:
— Straight dealing.

synonym: square.

7 straight

No longer coiled.

synonym: uncoiled.

8 straight

Free from curves or angles.

9 straight

Neatly arranged; not disorderly.

10 straight

Not homosexual.

11 straight

Accurately fitted; level.

synonym: true.

12 straight

Without evasion or compromise:
— He is not being as straightforward as it appears.

synonyms: square, straightforward.

Roget 278: directed etc. v.. directed towards; pointing towards etc. v.; bound for; aligned, with alligned with; direct, straight; undeviating, unswerving; ... show more

13 straight

of an alcoholic drink Without water.

synonyms: full-strength, neat.

14 straight

Following a correct or logical method.

15 straight

Rigidly conventional or old-fashioned.

synonym: square.

Roget 628: straight etc. (direct) 278.   

adverb

1 straight

Without deviation.

synonyms: direct, directly.

Roget 132: early, soon, anon, betimes, rath; eft, eftsoons; ere long, before long, shortly; beforehand; prematurely etc. adj.; ... show more

2 straight

In a forthright manner; candidly or frankly:
— Told me straight out.

synonyms: directly, flat.

3 straight

In a straight line; in a direct course.


Moby thesaurus: OK, aboveboard, absolute, absolutely, accordant, accurate, accurately, ace, admitting no exception, agreed, air line, all right, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-out, all-pervading, amorous, anal, angelic, arranged ... show more.

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