adj 1: successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
2: having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads
across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
3: (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight
hair hung long and silky" [ant: curly
4: erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was
straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood
defiantly with unbowed back" [syn: unbent
5: right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight";
"made sure the facts were straight in the report"
6: honest and morally upright; "I just want a straight answer
to the question"; "straight dealing" [ant: crooked
7: no longer coiled [syn: uncoiled
] [ant: coiled
8: without curves [ant: curved
9: neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now"
10: characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal";
"wanted to do the square thing" [syn: square
11: (informal) not homosexual
12: accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite
true" [syn: true
13: without water; "took his whiskey neat" [syn: neat
14: reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with
15: following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"
16: (slang) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned [syn: square
n 1: a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation
to persons of the opposite sex [syn: heterosexual
person}, straight person
2: a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
3: a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse [syn: straightaway
adv 1: without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake";
"went direct to the office" [syn: directly
2: 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" [syn: directly
3: in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs