straight-ahead

[ streyt-uh-hed ]
/ ˈstreɪt əˌhɛd /
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adjective

not deviating from what is usual or expected; conventional or traditional; standard: a straight-ahead novel with a happy ending.

Nearby words

  1. straight talk,
  2. straight ticket,
  3. straight time,
  4. straight up,
  5. straight whiskey,
  6. straight-arm,
  7. straight-backed,
  8. straight-chain,
  9. straight-edge,
  10. straight-faced

Origin of straight-ahead

First recorded in 1830–40

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