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Definition of Straight

Straight

  1. A variant of Strait, a.
  2. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece of timber.
  3. Approximately straight; not much curved; as, straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to the apex, with a small curve.
  4. Composed of cards which constitute a regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.
  5. Conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing.
  6. Unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight.
  7. Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party; as, a straight Republican; a straight Democrat; also, containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others; as, a straight ballot.
  8. In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.
  9. A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight flush.
  10. To straighten.

Straight Quotations

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Phyllis Diller

I accept you, and you get the same respect from me whether you are black, white, gay straight, Asian, bisexual, Australian, tall, fat, whatever it is. We are all people, and I look at the people of the world the same way, as my brothers and sisters.
Nash Grier

Ironically, when I've asked my straight friends to join me in hanging a rainbow flag, they answer, 'But someone might think we're gay,' not realizing that is exactly the point. To be mistaken for the oppressed is to momentarily become the oppressed.
Alice Dreger

Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be loved.
Michael Jackson

I've known my best friend since I was a baby, and I don't know what I would do without her. She is always straight with me and can make me laugh hysterically. Everyone should have someone like that in their life.
Jasmine Guinness
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Straight Translations

straight in Afrikaans is direk
straight in Danish is lige
straight in Dutch is direct, live, recht, rechtstreeks
straight in Finnish is suora
straight in French is direct, droite
straight in Italian is pari
straight in Portuguese is em linha reta
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