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Origin of straight-out
Words nearby straight-out
Definition for straight-out (2 of 2)
adjective, straight·er, straight·est.
- traditional; conventional.
- free from using narcotics.
- not engaged in crime; law-abiding; reformed.
- a heterosexual.
- a person who follows traditional or conventional mores.
- a person who is free from narcotics.
Origin of straight
SYNONYMS FOR straight
OTHER WORDS FROM straight
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH straightstraight strait
Example sentences from the Web for straight-out
I tried to get them to read The Turner Diaries, but they straight-out rebelled.
The purchase of food and drink to attract crowds to events - and straight-out cash payments to bribe uncommitted voters.
A careful poll had shown them that straight-out ratification without amendment of some kind was impossible.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
He knew that "remembering" would mean much to you who are trying to live a straight-out Christian life."Say Fellows--"|Wade C. Smith
Perhaps the straight-out sport of the thing meant more to him than to Dave; he was a braver man and more primitive in impulse.The Strength of the Pines|Edison Marshall
For all that he was prepared for it, the name was a straight-out body blow to Ben.The Sky Line of Spruce|Edison Marshall
But he's a straight-out and respectable man now, whose word about horses can't be bought; and as for his wife, she's a beauty!Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
British Dictionary definitions for straight-out (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for straight-out (2 of 2)
- five cards that are in sequence irrespective of suit
- a hand containing such a sequence
- (as modifier)a straight flush
Derived forms of straightstraightly, adverbstraightness, noun
Word Origin for straight
Idioms and Phrases with straight-out
In addition to the idioms beginning with straight
- straight and narrow, the
- straight as an arrow
- straighten out
- straighten up
- straight face
- straight from the horse's mouth
- straight from the shoulder
- straight goods
- straight off
- straight out
- straight talk
- straight ticket
- straight up
- (straight) from the horse's mouth
- get something straight
- give it to (someone straight)
- go straight
- keep a straight face
- right (straight) out
- set straight
- shoot straight