Synonyms of straight


1. heterosexual, heterosexual person, straight person, straight, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

2. straight, poker hand

usage: a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

3. straightaway, straight, section, segment

usage: a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse


1. straight, consecutive, continuous (vs. discontinuous), uninterrupted

usage: successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"

2. straight (vs. crooked), aligned, unbent, untwisted, direct, vertical#1, perpendicular

usage: having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"

3. straight (vs. curly), uncurled, unpermed

usage: (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"

4. straight, unbent, unbowed, erect (vs. unerect), vertical, upright

usage: erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"

5. straight, accurate (vs. inaccurate)

usage: in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report"

6. straight (vs. crooked), square, aboveboard, straightforward, guileless, transparent, straightarrow(prenominal), honest#1, honorable, lawful

usage: characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"

7. uncoiled (vs. coiled), straight, uncurled

usage: no longer coiled

8. straight (vs. curved), trabeated, trabeate, uncurved, uncurving

usage: free from curves or angles; "a straight line"

9. straight, tidy (vs. untidy)

usage: neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now"

10. straight, heterosexual (vs. homosexual) (vs. bisexual)

usage: not homosexual

11. true, straight, even (vs. uneven)

usage: accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"

12. square(prenominal), straightforward, straight, direct (vs. indirect)

usage: without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"

13. neat, straight, full-strength, undiluted (vs. diluted)

usage: without water; "took his whiskey neat"

14. straight, correct (vs. incorrect), right (vs. wrong)

usage: following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"

15. square, straight, conventional (vs. unconventional)

usage: rigidly conventional or old-fashioned


1. directly, straight, direct

usage: without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"

2. directly, flat, straight

usage: in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay"

3. straight

usage: in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight"

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Definition and meaning of straight (Dictionary)