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Overview of noun straight

The noun straight has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person, straight

(a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex)

2. straight

(a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit))

3. straightaway, straight

(a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse)

Overview of adj straight

The adj straight has 15 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (10) straight, consecutive

(successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days")

2. (6) straight

(having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders")

3. (5) straight

((of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky")

4. (2) straight, unbent, unbowed

(erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back")

5. (1) straight

(in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report")

6. straight, square

(characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")

7. uncoiled, straight

(no longer coiled)

8. straight

(free from curves or angles; "a straight line")

9. straight

(neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now")

10. straight

(not homosexual)

11. true, straight

(accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true")

12. square, straightforward, straight

(without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears")

13. neat, straight, full-strength

(without water; "took his whiskey neat")

14. straight

(following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning")

15. square, straight

(rigidly conventional or old-fashioned)

Overview of adv straight

The adv straight has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (14) directly, straight, direct

(without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office")

2. (7) directly, flat, straight

(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")

3. (1) straight

(in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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