straight whiskey


noun

pure, unblended whiskey of 80 to 110 proof.

Nearby words

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

Origin of straight whiskey

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

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