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Noun: straightaway  ,strey-tu'wey
  1. A straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    - straight
Adverb: straightaway  ,strey-tu'wey
  1. Without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
    "found an answer straightaway";
    - immediately, instantly, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot, instantaneously, outright, in a flash, tout de suite
Adjective: straightaway  ,strey-tu'wey
  1. Performed with little or no delay
    "a straightaway denial";
    - immediate, prompt, quick

Derived forms: straightaways

See also: fast

Type of: section, segment

Encyclopedia: Straightaway