straight shooter

straight shooter
noun Date: 1928 a thoroughly upright straightforward person

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  • straight\ shooter — • straight shooter • square shooter • shoot straight • shoot square v informal To act fairly; deal honestly. You can trust that salesman; he shoots straight with his customers. We get along well because we always shoot square with each other. •… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • straight shooter — straight .shooter n AmE informal an honest person who you can trust …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • straight shooter — straight ,shooter noun count INFORMAL someone who speaks the truth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straight shooter — ☆ straight shooter n. Informal a person who is honest, sincere, ethical, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Straight Shooter — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Straight Shooter Produktionsland Deutschland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Straight Shooter — Infobox Film name = Straight Shooter image size = caption = director = Thomas Bohn producer = writer = narrator = starring = Dennis Hopper, Heino Ferch music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 1999 runtime = 88 min. country =… …   Wikipedia

  • straight shooter — noun a frank and honest person • Syn: ↑square shooter, ↑straight arrow • Ant: ↑liar (for: ↑square shooter) • Hypernyms: ↑good person …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight shooter — n. an honest person. (See also straight arrow.) □ I trust Mike; he’s a straight shooter. □ We need a straight shooter in office who will work for the people rather than some political party …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • straight shooter — /streɪt ˈʃutə/ (say strayt shoohtuh) noun 1. a person who is an accurate shot with a gun. 2. Hockey, etc. a person who shoots for goal accurately. 3. Also, straight talker. Colloquial a person who can be relied on to give an honest appraisal of a …   Australian English dictionary

  • straight shooter — noun informal, chiefly N. Amer. an honest and forthright person. Derivatives straight shooting adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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