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      adj  
1    not curved or crooked; continuing in the same direction without deviating  
2    straightforward, outright, or candid  
a straight rejection     
3    even, level, or upright in shape or position  
4    in keeping with the facts; accurate  
5    honest, respectable, or reliable  
6    accurate or logical  
straight reasoning     
7    continuous; uninterrupted  
8    (esp. of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat  
9    not crisp, kinked, or curly  
straight hair     
10    correctly arranged; orderly  
11    (of a play, acting style, etc.) straightforward or serious  
12      (Journalism)   (of a story, article, etc.) giving the facts without unnecessary embellishment  
13      (U.S.)   sold at a fixed unit price irrespective of the quantity sold  
14      (Boxing)   (of a blow) delivered with an unbent arm  
a straight left     
15    (of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine) in line, rather than in a V-formation or in some other arrangement  
a straight eight     
16       a slang word for       heterosexual  
17    Informal   no longer owing or being owed something  
if you buy the next round we'll be straight     
18    Slang   conventional in views, customs, appearance, etc.  
19    Slang   not using narcotics; not addicted  
      adv  
20    in a straight line or direct course  
21    immediately; at once  
he came straight back     
22    in an even, level, or upright position  
23    without cheating, lying, or unreliability  
tell it to me straight     
24    continuously; uninterruptedly  
25      (U.S.)   without discount regardless of the quantity sold  
26    often foll by: out   frankly; candidly  
he told me straight out     
27    go straight  
Informal   to reform after having been dishonest or a criminal  
      n  
28    the state of being straight  
29    a straight line, form, part, or position  
30      (Brit)   a straight part of a racetrack,   (U.S. name)    straightaway  
31      (Poker)  
a    five cards that are in sequence irrespective of suit  
b    a hand containing such a sequence  
c    (as modifier)  
a straight flush     
32    Slang   a conventional person  
33    Slang   a heterosexual  
34    Slang   a cigarette containing only tobacco, without marijuana, etc.  
     (C14: from the past participle of Old English streccan to stretch)  
   straightly             adv  
  straightness      n  
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