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adjective straight pronunciation in American English /streɪt/ 
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  1. 1
    something that is straight does not bend or curve

    Draw a straight line.

    a straight road

    a perfectly straight path

    1. b.
      a straight skirt, pair of pants, etc. hangs down close to your body

      Rosie wore a long straight skirt and a long-sleeved sweater.

  2. 2
    in the correct position and not leaning to one side or the other

    The picture on that wall isn't straight.

    Make sure you keep your back straight.

  3. 3
    honest and true
    straight answer:

    He wouldn't give me a straight answer.

  4. 4
    [only before noun] happening one after the other, without interruption

    Seattle beat Texas for the seventh straight time.

    their sixth straight win/loss

    four straight games/matches

    There were five straight days of rain.

  5. 7
    a drink that is straight is not mixed with anything else

    The bottled lemon juice can be used straight or mixed with water and sugar to make lemonade.

    a straight whiskey

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