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English definition of “straight”

straight

adjective (TRADITIONAL)    /streɪt/ informal
traditional or serious: disapproving He was a nice enough bloke, but he was so straight - I always felt I had to be on my best behaviour with him. There's a lot of straight theatre at the festival as well as the newer, more experimental stuff.Old or old-fashionedThe elderly
(Definition of straight adjective (TRADITIONAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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