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Adjective: straight (straighter,straightest)  streyt
  1. Having no deviations
    "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
  2. Successive (without a break)
    "sick for five straight days";
    - consecutive
  3. (of hair) having no waves or curls
    "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
  4. Characterized by honesty and fairness
    "straight dealing";
    - square
  5. No longer coiled
    - uncoiled
  6. Free from curves or angles
    "a straight line"
  7. Erect in posture
    "sit straight";
    - unbent, unbowed
  8. In keeping with the facts
    "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report"
  9. Neatly arranged; not disorderly
    "the room is straight now"
  10. Not homosexual
  11. Accurately fitted; level
    "the window frame isn't quite straight";
    - true
  12. Without evasion or compromise
    "a straight contradiction";
    - square, straightforward
  13. (of an alcoholic drink) without water
    "took his whiskey straight";
    - neat, full-strength
  14. Following a correct or logical method
    "straight reasoning"
  15. Rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
    - square
Adverb: straight  streyt
  1. Without deviation
    "the path leads straight to the lake";
    - directly, direct
  2. In a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
    "told me straight out";
    - directly, flat
  3. In a straight line; in a direct course
    "the road runs straight"
Noun: straight  streyt
  1. A person having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    - heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person, hetero [informal], het [slang]
  2. A poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
  3. A straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    - straightaway

Sounds like: storeys, straight

Derived forms: straightest, straighter, straights

See also: aboveboard, accurate, aligned, configuration, conformation, continuous, contour, conventional, correct, curliness, direct, erect, even, form, guileless, het [slang], heterosexual, honest, honestness, honesty, honorable [US], honourable [Brit, Cdn], lawful, mainstream, perpendicular, right, shape, straightarrow [N. Amer, informal], straightforward, tidy, trabeate, trabeated, transparent, unbent, uncurled, uncurved, uncurving, undiluted, uninterrupted, unpermed, untwisted, upright, vertical, waviness

Type of: individual, mortal, person, poker hand, section, segment, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: crooked, curly, curved

Encyclopedia: Straight, Oklahoma