1 /streIt/ adverb
1 IN A STRAIGHT LINE moving in a straight line: straight ahead/at/down/in front of etc: The book is on the table straight in front of you. | She was looking straight at me. | We're stuck in the middle of the road with this truck heading straight towards us. | She walked straight past me. | Terry was so tired he couldn't walk straight. | The cat sat in front of him, its tail stretched out straight.
2 IMMEDIATELY (+ adj/adv) immediately or without delay: straight to/after/down/back etc: Let's get straight down to business. | Go straight home and tell your mother. | We can meet straight after lunch.
3 ONE AFTER THE OTHER happening one after the other in a series, especially an unusually long series: He's been without sleep now for three days straight.
4 SEE/THINK if you cannot think or see straight, you cannot think or see clearly: Turn the radio down, I can't think straight.
5 tell sb straight/straight out spoken to tell someone something clearly without trying to hide your meaning: She told him straight out that she wouldn't work on Saturday. | straight to his/her face: I'll tell him straight to his face what I think of him.
6 go straight informal to stop being a criminal and live an honest life: Tony's been trying to go straight for about six months.
7 straight off also straight away BrE spoken immediately or at once: I guessed it was you straight off.
8 straight up BrE spoken
a) used to ask someone if they are telling the truth: “The shoes cost -250.” “Straight up?”
b) used to emphasize that what you are saying is true: I don't know where she is, straight up.
9 straight from the shoulder AmE informal expressed plainly and directly, without trying to avoid unpleasantness
10 damn straight AmE spoken used to explain that something is completely true or right: Damn straight that's good.
2 adjective
1 NOT BENDING OR CURVING something such as a line or road that is straight goes in one direction and does not bend or curve: Anne loved Rome with its open spaces and long straight avenues. | in a straight line: After five beers I was incapable of walking in a straight line | straight hair (=hair without curls)
2 LEVEL/UPRIGHT level, upright, or flat in position or shape: Stand up straight. | Is my tie straight?
3 ONE AFTER ANOTHER immediately one after another in a series, especially in an unusually long series: an amazing record of 43 straight wins
4 TIDY (not before noun) a room that is straight is clean and tidy and everything is in its proper place: I'm trying to get the room straight before your parents get here.
5 TRUTHFUL honest and truthful: be straight with sb: Are you going to be straight with me or not? | a straight answer: It's difficult to get a straight answer out of him. | straight talk/honesty: No more of this fancy playing with words - I want some straight talk here.
6 get this/it straight spoken to understand the true facts about a situation: Let me get this straight - Tom sold the car and gave you the money?
7 set/put sb sth straight (about) to make someone understand the true facts about a situation: Tell him to ask Ruth - she'll put him straight. | set/put the record straight: I'd like to put the record straight about Bill's resignation.
8 get/put/set things straight (between) spoken to deal with the small problems you have in your relationship with someone: I think it's best to get things straight from the start. This job is not easy.
9 CHOICE/FIGHT a straight choice or contest involves only two possible choices or opponents: The election is seen as a straight fight between the Socialists and the ruling coalition. | How about a straight swap, my U album for this one?
—see also: straightforward (2)
10 NOT LIMITED simple and not limited by any conditions; straightforward (3): Did you do it? Just give me a straight yes or no.
11 a straight face someone who has a straight face looks serious although they really want to smile or laugh: keep a straight face: She looked so ridiculous it was hard to keep a straight face.
12 ALCOHOLIC DRINKS alcoholic drinks that are straight have no water or ice or any other liquid added; neat (4): I like my vodka straight.
13 NORMAL slang someone who is straight behaves in a way that is accepted as normal by many people but which you think is dull and boring: Dave's OK, but his wife is really straight.
14 NOT OWING SB MONEY (not before noun) no longer owing money to someone or being owed money by someone: If you give me -10 then we're straight.
15 SEX slang heterosexual
16 DRUGS slang not using drugs
3 noun
1 (C) slang someone who is attracted to people of the opposite sex
2 (C) slang someone who is not a drug user
3 (singular) especially BrE the straight part of a racetrack; straightaway AmE
4 keep to/stray from the straight and narrow humorous to live in an honest and moral way, or to fail to do this

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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