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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.
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Origin of straight-ahead

First recorded in 1830–40
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