- achieving or showing the highest grade or superior accomplishment, especially scholastically: a straight A report card.
Origin of straight A
First recorded in 1945–50
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Examples from the Web for straight a
Funke would have been remembered as a pretty freshman or a straight-A student by friends and probably forgotten by most.A College Student’s Death Is Now a Talking Point About Porn
May 23, 2014
First reports detail the shooter as Sergei Gordeyev, a young man around 15 years old, and reported to be a straight-A student.An American-Style School Shooting in Moscow
Andrew S. Bowen
February 4, 2014
I think viewers assumed Daphne was a virgin because she was a ‘good girl’; a straight-A student, etc.
But being a straight-A student doesn't coincide with sexuality.
She looks very much like the straight-A student she indeed had always been.Was Autumn Pasquale Killed Over a Bicycle? Teen Brothers Charged
October 24, 2012
Well, geeve-a me youse-a da hand and Eesa take-a you straight-a da heem.An Oregon Girl
Alfred Ernest Rice