Extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend
a long, straight road
(of a line) Lying on the shortest path between any two of its points
(of an aim, blow, or course) Going direct to the intended target
a straight punch to the face
(of hair) Not curly or wavy
(of a garment) Not flared or fitted closely to the body
a straight skirt
(of an arch) Flat-topped
Properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical
he made sure his tie was straight
In proper order or condition
it'll take a long time to get the place straight
Not evasive; honest
a straight answer
thank you for being straight with me
a straight choice between nuclear power and penury
(of a look) Bold and steady
he gave her a straight, no-nonsense look
(of thinking) Clear, logical, and unemotional
Not addicted to drugs
In continuous succession
he scored his fourth straight win
Supporting all the principles and candidates of one political party
he generally voted a straight ticket
(of an alcoholic drink) Undiluted; neat
(esp. of drama) Serious as opposed to comic or musical; employing the conventional techniques of its art form
a straight play
(of a person) Conventional or respectable
she looked pretty straight in her school clothes
A part of something that is not curved or bent, esp. the concluding stretch of a racetrack
he pulled away in the straight to win by half a second
A form or position that is not curved or bent
the rod flew back to the straight
A continuous sequence of five cards
A conventional person
In a straight line; directly
he was gazing straight at her
keep straight on
With no delay or diversion; directly or immediately
after dinner we went straight back to our hotel
I fell into bed and went straight to sleep
At once; immediately
I'll fetch up the bath to you straight
In or into a level, even, or upright position
he pulled his clothes straight
sit up straight!
I'm so tired I can hardly think straight
Honestly and directly; in a straightforward manner
I told her straight—the kid's right
Without a break; continuously
he remembered working sixteen hours straight
heterosexual: a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
directly: without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"
successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
directly: 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"
Straight??!! is rock band The Dogs D'Amour's fifth studio album, it was released in the year 1990. It entered the UK Albums Chart at #32.
Straight is a 2009 Indian film starring Vinay Pathak and Gul Panag in the lead roles. It is directed by Parvati Balagopalan, and produced by Idream Productions. The film is also shot in a restaurant in Leicester square, London and some parts are shot in Wembley. ...
Straight was the first glossy gay men magazine in Sweden, launched in October 1999. It was focused on fashion and gay culture.
Straight is a 2007 German film by director Nicolas Flessa.
In poker, players construct hands of five cards according to predetermined rules, which vary according to which variant of poker is being played. ...
In many forms of racing, the straight is that part of the race track in which the competitors travel in a straight line, as opposed to a bend. The term is used in horse racing, motor racing and track and field athletics.
A part of a racecourse, running track or other road etc that is not curved; A heterosexual; In poker, five cards in sequence; A cigarette, particularly one containing tobacco instead of marijuana. Also straighter. [from 20th c. ...
(straightly) In a straight manner; without curve or bend; Without deviation; directly
(straightness) The state or quality of being straight (especially in the sense of "heterosexual"); The result or product of being straight
Straightness is a deviation from the true line of travel perpendicular to the direction of travel in the horizontal plane. For the stage assembly listed above, a straightness deviation in the travel of the X-axis stage will cause a positioning error in the Y direction. ...
(Straightness) Hindquarters directly in line with the shoulders.
(Straightness) A fundamentally desirable trait in equitation such that the hindlegs move into the line of the fore tracks on lines and circles and the longitudinal axis of the vertebral column is straight. ...
(Straightness) Horse moving in the channel of the aids, shoulders in front of the hips without twisting, and with constant impulsion. Quality to constantly watch for.
(Straights) boots or shoes where there is no difference between left and right.
(Straights) shoes not shaped to distinguish between left and right, so can be worn on either foot.
(Straights) Single ingredient animal feedstuffs. 'Straight' barley means just barley and nothing else. Farmers may buy or grow two or three straights and mix them to produce a balanced diet.
(Straights) This refers to straight needles, the typical image of knitting needles for most people.
(Straights) When teams have the number of team points equivalent to just getting seconds in all their debates. Can also be a reference point for success (e.g. "Plus one" means the equivalent on straights plus a win etc.).
(Straights) a term describing boots that have no designated right or left foot. Because high-heel lasts were more difficult to make in mirror images, straights remained popular from the 1600s until 1819, when the irregular-shape copying lathe was invented.