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Straight vs. Straightly

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Straightadjective

Not crooked or bent; having a constant direction throughout its length.

Straightlyadverb

In a straight manner; without curve or bend.

Straightadjective

Of a path, trajectory, etc.: direct, undeviating.

Straightlyadverb

Without deviation; directly.

Straightadjective

Perfectly horizontal or vertical; not diagonal or oblique.

Straightlyadverb

In a right line; not crookedly.

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Straightadjective

(obsolete) Stretched out; fully extended.

Straightlyadverb

A variant of Straitly. See 1st Straight.

Straightadjective

Strait; narrow.

Straightadjective

Free from dishonesty; honest, law-abiding.

Straightadjective

Direct in communication; unevasive, straightforward.

Straightadjective

In a row, in unbroken sequence; consecutive.

‘After four straight wins, Mudchester United are top of the league.’;

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Straightadjective

In proper order; as it should be.

Straightadjective

Of spirits: undiluted, unmixed; neat.

Straightadjective

(cricket) Describing the bat as held so as not to incline to either side; on, or near a line running between the two wickets.

Straightadjective

(tennis) Describing the sets in a match of which the winner did not lose a single set.

Straightadjective

Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party.

‘a straight Republican;’; ‘a straight Democrat’;

Straightadjective

Containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others.

‘a straight ballot’;

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Straightadjective

(colloquial) Conventional, mainstream, socially acceptable.

Straightadjective

(fashion) Not plus size; thin.

‘the shirts only come in straight sizes, not in plus sizes; shopping at a straight-sized store’;

Straightadjective

(colloquial) Not using alcohol, drugs, etc.

Straightadjective

(colloquial) Heterosexual.

Straightadjective

concerning the property allowing the parallel-transport of vectors along a course that keeps tangent vectors remain tangent vectors throughout that course a course which is straight, a straight curve, is a geodesic

Straightadverb

Of a direction relative to the subject, precisely; as if following a direct line.

‘The door will be straight ahead of you.’; ‘Go straight back.’;

Straightadverb

Directly; without pause, delay or detour.

‘On arriving at work, he went straight to his office.’;

Straightadverb

Continuously; without interruption or pause.

‘He claims he can hold his breath for three minutes straight.’;

Straightnoun

Something that is not crooked or bent such as a part of a road or track.

Straightnoun

(poker) Five cards in sequence.

Straightnoun

(colloquial) A heterosexual.

‘My friends call straights "heteros".’;

Straightnoun

(slang) A normal person; someone in mainstream society.

Straightnoun

(slang) A cigarette, particularly one containing tobacco instead of marijuana. Also straighter.

Straightverb

(transitive) To straighten.

Straightadjective

A variant of Strait, a.

‘Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to say, narrow.’;

Straightadjective

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.’; ‘There are many several sorts of crooked lines, but there is only one which is straight.’;

Straightadjective

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.

Straightadjective

Composed of cards which constitute a regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.

Straightadjective

Conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing.

Straightadjective

Unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight.

Straightadjective

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.

Straightadverb

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.’;

Straightnoun

A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight flush.

Straightverb

To straighten.

Straightnoun

a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

Straightnoun

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

Straightnoun

a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

Straightadjective

successive (without a break);

‘sick for five straight days’;

Straightadjective

having no deviations;

‘straight lines’; ‘straight roads across the desert’; ‘straight teeth’; ‘straight shoulders’;

Straightadjective

(of hair) having no waves or curls;

‘her naturally straight hair hung long and silky’;

Straightadjective

erect in posture;

‘behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude’; ‘stood defiantly with unbowed back’;

Straightadjective

right; in keeping with the facts;

‘set the record straight’; ‘made sure the facts were straight in the report’;

Straightadjective

honest and morally upright;

‘I just want a straight answer to the question’; ‘straight dealing’;

Straightadjective

no longer coiled

Straightadjective

without curves

Straightadjective

neatly arranged; not disorderly;

‘the room is straight now’;

Straightadjective

characterized by honesty and fairness;

‘a square deal’; ‘wanted to do the square thing’;

Straightadjective

not homosexual

Straightadjective

accurately fitted; level;

‘the window frame isn't quite true’;

Straightadjective

without water;

‘took his whiskey neat’;

Straightadjective

reliable in matters of fact;

‘he was always straight with me’;

Straightadjective

following a correct or logical method;

‘straight reasoning’;

Straightadjective

rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

Straightadverb

without deviation;

‘the path leads directly to the lake’; ‘went direct to the office’;

Straightadverb

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’;

Straightadverb

in a straight line; in a direct course;

‘the road runs straight’;

Straightadjective

extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend

‘a long, straight road’;

Straightadjective

(of hair) not curly or wavy.

Straightadjective

(of a garment) not flared or fitted closely to the body

‘a straight skirt’;

Straightadjective

(of an aim, blow, or course) going direct to the intended target

‘a straight punch to the face’;

Straightadjective

(of a line) lying on the shortest path between any two of its points.

Straightadjective

(of an arch) flat-topped.

Straightadjective

properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical

‘he made sure his tie was straight’;

Straightadjective

in proper order or condition

‘it'll take a long time to get the place straight’;

Straightadjective

not evasive; honest

‘thank you for being straight with me’; ‘a straight answer’;

Straightadjective

simple; straightforward

‘a straight choice between nuclear power and penury’;

Straightadjective

(of a look) bold and steady

‘he gave her a straight, no-nonsense look’;

Straightadjective

(of thinking) clear, logical, and unemotional.

Straightadjective

in continuous succession

‘he scored his fourth straight win’;

Straightadjective

(of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat

‘straight brandy’;

Straightadjective

(especially of drama) serious as opposed to comic or musical

‘a straight play’;

Straightadjective

(of a person) conventional or respectable

‘she looked pretty straight in her school clothes’;

Straightadjective

heterosexual.

Straightadverb

in a straight line; directly

‘keep straight on’; ‘he was gazing straight at her’;

Straightadverb

with no delay or diversion; directly or immediately

‘I fell into bed and went straight to sleep’; ‘after dinner we went straight back to our hotel’;

Straightadverb

at once; immediately

‘I'll fetch up the bath to you straight’;

Straightadverb

in or into a level, even, or upright position

‘sit up straight!’; ‘he pulled his clothes straight’;

Straightadverb

correctly; clearly

‘I'm so tired I can hardly think straight’;

Straightadverb

honestly and directly; in a straightforward manner

‘I told her straight—the kid's right’;

Straightadverb

without a break; continuously

‘he remembered working sixteen hours straight’;

Straightnoun

a part of something that is not curved or bent, especially a straight section of a racecourse

‘he pulled away in the straight to win by half a second’;

Straightnoun

a form or position that is not curved or bent

‘the rod flew back to the straight’;

Straightnoun

(in poker) a continuous sequence of five cards.

Straightnoun

a conventional person.

Straightnoun

a heterosexual person.

Straightnoun

(in township slang) a 750 ml bottle of alcoholic drink.

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