HyperDic: straight

English > 21 senses of the word straight:
ADJECTIVEallstraight, consecutivesuccessive (without a break)
allstraighthaving no deviations
allstraight(of hair) having no waves or curls
allstraight, unbent, unbowederect in posture
allstraightin keeping with the facts
allstraight, squarecharacterized by honesty and fairness
allstraight, uncoiledno longer coiled
allstraightfree from curves or angles
allstraightneatly arranged
allstraightnot homosexual
allstraight, trueaccurately fitted
allstraight, square, straightforwardwithout evasion or compromise
allstraight, neat, full-strengthwithout water
allstraightfollowing a correct or logical method
allstraight, squarerigidly conventional or old-fashioned
ADVERBallstraight, directly, directwithout deviation
allstraight, directly, flatin a forthright manner
allstraightin a straight line
NOUNperson straight, heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight persona heterosexual person
groupstraighta poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
artifactstraight, straightawaya straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
straight > pronunciation
Soundsstrey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsuccessive (without a break).
Example"sick for five straight days"
Synonymconsecutive
Broadercontinuous, uninterruptedContinuing in time or space without interruption
Spanishconsecutivo, seguido
Catalanconsecutiu, seguit
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving no deviations.
Examples
  • "straight lines"
  • "straight roads across the desert"
  • "straight teeth"
  • "straight shoulders"
Attribute ofshape, form, configuration, contour, conformationAny spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
NarroweralignedIn a straight line
unbentnot bent / bent / bent
untwistednot twisted
See alsodirectdirect in spatial dimensions
vertical, perpendicularAt right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line
OppositecrookedHaving or marked by bends or angles
Spanishrecto
Catalanrecte
Nounsstraightnessfreedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles
Adverbsstraightwithout deviation
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of hair) having no waves or curls.
Example"her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
Attribute ofcurliness, waviness(of hair) a tendency to curl
Narroweruncurlednot having been curled
unpermednot having had a permanent wave
Oppositecurly(of hair) having curls or waves
Spanishliso
Catalanllis
Nounsstraightness(of hair) lack of a tendency to curl
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 4
MeaningErect in posture.
Example"sit straight"
Synonymsunbent, unbowed
Broadererect, vertical, uprightupright in position or posture
Spanishderecho, enderezado, erguido, recto, rígido, tieso
Catalandreçat, dret, erecte, recte, rígid, tes
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 5
MeaningIn keeping with the facts.
Examples
  • "set the record straight"
  • "made sure the facts were straight in the report"
Broaderaccurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 6
MeaningCharacterized by honesty and fairness.
Example"straight dealing"
Synonymsquare
Attribute ofhonesty, honestnessThe quality of being honest
Narroweraboveboard, straightforwardWithout concealment or deception
guileless, transparentFree of deceit
straightarrowconventionally moral and upright
See alsohonest, honorablenot disposed to cheat or defraud
lawfulconformable to or allowed by law
Oppositecrooked, corruptnot straight
Spanishsincero
Nounsstraightnesshaving honest intentions
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 7
Meaningno longer coiled.
Synonymuncoiled
Narroweruncurlednot curled
Oppositecoiledcurled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
Spanishdesenrollado, desenroscado, recto
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 8
MeaningFree from curves or angles.
Example"a straight line"
Narrowertrabeated, trabeatenot arcuate
uncurved, uncurvingHaving no curves
Oppositecurved, curvingHaving or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
Spanishderecho, recto
Nounsstraighta straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
straightnessfreedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 9
Meaningneatly arranged; not disorderly.
Example"the room is straight now"
Broadertidymarked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 10
Meaningnot homosexual.
Broaderheterosexualsexually attracted to members of the opposite sex
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishinformal
Nounsstraighta heterosexual person
straightnessa sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 11
Meaningaccurately fitted; level.
Synonymtrue
BroaderevenLevel or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishregular
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 12
MeaningWithout evasion or compromise.
Example "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
Synonymssquare, straightforward
BroaderdirectStraightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action
Spanishclaro, directo, franco
Nounsstraightnesshaving honest intentions
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 13
MeaningWithout water.
Synonymsneat, full-strength
Broaderundilutednot diluted
Spanishsolo
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 14
MeaningFollowing a correct or logical method.
Example"straight reasoning"
Broadercorrect, rightFree from error
Spanishcorrecto
Nounsstraightnesstrueness of course toward a goal / goal
English > straight: 21 senses > adjective 15
Meaningrigidly conventional or old-fashioned.
Synonymsquare
Broaderconventionalunimaginative / unimaginative and conformist
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishcarca, carroza
English > straight: 21 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex.
Synonymsheterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishhetero, heterosexual
Catalanhetero, heterosexual
Adjectivesstraightnot homosexual
English > straight: 21 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit).
Broaderpoker handThe 5 cards held in a game of poker
Spanishescala, escalera
Catalanescala
English > straight: 21 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA straight segment of a roadway or racecourse.
Synonymstraightaway
NarrowerstretchA straightaway section of a racetrack
Broadersection, segmentOne of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
Spanishrecta
Catalanrecta
Adjectivesstraightfree from curves or angles
English > straight: 21 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout deviation.
Synonymsdirectly, direct
Spanishderecho, directamente, directo
Catalandirectament
Adjectivesstraighthaving no deviations
English > straight: 21 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a forthright manner; candidly or frankly.
Example "told me straight out"
Synonymsdirectly, flat
Oppositeindirectlynot in a forthright manner
Spanishdirectamente
Catalandirectament
English > straight: 21 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a straight line; in a direct course.
Example"the road runs straight"
Spanishderecho, recto

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