Found 4 items, similar to straight.
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English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: successive (without a break); “sick for five straight days”
2: having no deviations; “straight lines”
; “straight roads
across the desert”
; “straight teeth”
; “straight shoulders”
3: (of hair) having no waves or curls; “her naturally straight
hair hung long and silky”
4: erect in posture; “behind him sat old man Arthur; he was
straight with something angry in his attitude”
defiantly with unbowed back”
5: right; in keeping with the facts; “set the record straight”
“made sure the facts were straight in the report”
6: honest and morally upright; “I just want a straight answer
to the question”
; “straight dealing”
7: no longer coiled [syn: uncoiled
] [ant: coiled
8: without curves [ant: curved
9: neatly arranged; not disorderly; “the room is straight now”
10: characterized by honesty and fairness; “a square deal”
“wanted to do the square thing”
11: not homosexual
12: accurately fitted; level; “the window frame isn't quite
13: without water; “took his whiskey neat”
14: reliable in matters of fact; “he was always straight with
15: following a correct or logical method; “straight reasoning”
16: rigidly conventional or old-fashioned [syn: square
n 1: a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation
to persons of the opposite sex [syn: heterosexual
, heterosexual person
, straight person
2: a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
3: a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse [syn: straightaway
adv 1: without deviation; “the path leads directly to the lake”
“went direct to the office”
2: in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; “he didn't
; “told me straight out”
; “came out flat
for less work and more pay”
3: in a straight line; in a direct course; “the road runs
English → English
In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith;
immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.
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. --W. Black.
A variant of Strait
, a. [Obs. or R.]
Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to
say, narrow. --Sir J.
, a. [Compar. Straighter
.] [OE. strei?t, properly p. p. of strecchen to
stretch, AS. streht, p. p. of streccan to stretch, to extend.
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
And the crooked shall be made straight. --Isa. xl.
There are many several sorts of crooked lines, but
there is only one which is straight. --Dryden.
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
(Arch.), a form of arch in which the intrados
is straight, but with its joints drawn radially, as in a
A straight face
, one giving no evidence of merriment or
A straight line
. “That which lies evenly between its
--Euclid. “The shortest line between
--Chauvenet. “A line which has the same
direction through its whole length.”
, a valve which, when opened widely,
affords a straight passageway, as for water.
, n. (Poker)
A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a
sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight
, v. t.
To straighten. [R.] --A Smith.