Words nearby straight-out
Origin of 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
Examples 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