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Meaning of “straight arrow” in the English Dictionary

"straight arrow" in British English

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straight arrow

US someone who is very ​honest and ​careful to ​behave in a ​sociallyacceptable way: Friends ​described Menendez as a straight ​arrow who ​rarelydrank and was ​close to his ​family.
(Definition of straight arrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “straight arrow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正直而坦率的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正直而坦率的人…
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