Straight-spoken Straight"-spo`ken, a. Speaking with directness; plain-spoken. [Colloq. U.S.] --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

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  • straight — straight1 [ streıt ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not bending/curving ▸ 2 not leaning ▸ 3 honest and true ▸ 4 information: correct ▸ 5 without interruption ▸ 6 serious ▸ 7 voting for one party ▸ 8 drink: not mixed ▸ 9 about person ▸ 10 clean and neat ▸ 11… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straight — [[t]stre͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦ straighter, straightest, straights 1) ADJ GRADED A straight line or edge continues in the same direction and does not bend or curve. Keep the boat in a straight line... Using the straight edge as a guide, trim the cloth to… …   English dictionary

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  • straight — 1. adjective 1) a long, straight road Syn: direct, linear, unswerving, undeviating 2) that picture isn t straight Syn: level, even, in line, aligned, square, vertical, upright …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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