Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “straight”

straight

adverb (CLEAR)    /streɪt/
C1 clearly : You know you've had too much to drink when you can't see straight. I'm so tired I can't think straight any more.Easy to understandApparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of straight adverb (CLEAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of straight

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Easy to understand, but you might be interested in these topics from the Knowing and understanding topic area:

Definitions of “straight” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

gastronomy

the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More