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English definition of “straight”

straight

adjective, adverb (HONEST)    /streɪt/
B2 honest: Just be straight with her and tell her how you feel.informal Tell me straight, would you rather we didn't go tonight? → Compare bent adjectiveHonesty, openness and sincerity straight out If you tell someone something straight out, you tell them directly and honestly, without trying to make what you are saying more pleasant: I told her straight out that I didn't love her any more.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyHonesty, openness and sincerity
(Definition of straight adjectiveadverb (HONEST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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