straightway

[ streyt-wey ]
/ ˈstreɪtˌweɪ /
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adverb


Nearby words

  1. straighten up,
  2. straightforward,
  3. straightjacket,
  4. straightly,
  5. straightneck,
  6. strain,
  7. strain fracture,
  8. strain gauge,
  9. strained,
  10. strainer

Origin of straightway

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at straight, way1

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British Dictionary definitions for straightway

straightway

/ (ˈstreɪtˌweɪ) /

adverb

archaic at once
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