She remembered her old boss as being “one of those organized, on-top-of-it people” and “a straight arrow.”
Horace Ford, the champion shot, decides in favor of the straight arrow, and our readers cannot do better than take his advice.
First the strong bow that bends to our hand, then the straight arrow, tough and trim, and the feathers that wing it to its mark.
: The distraught heroine murmured to the straight-arrow hero
A person who observes the social norms of decency, honesty, legality, heterosexuality, etc; a nondeviant: It turns out the boy is a straight arrow underneath his finery/ This is a supervisory job that ordinarily is won by the group Straight Arrow, the Eagle Scout type
[1969+; fr an archetypical upright Native American brave named Straight Arrow, mythically associated with a similar Caucasian who is a straight shooter]