a wrestling attack, in which a wrestler twists his opponent’s arm against the joint and lifts him by it, often using his shoulder as a fulcrum
noun, Informal. 1. a person who manifests high-minded devotion to clean living and moral righteousness. straight arrow noun 1. (informal, mainly US) a clean-living and honest person (as modifier): a straight-arrow cop straight-ahead
- Straight as an arrow
Honest, genuine, as in You can trust Pat with the money; he’s straight as an arrow. This simile alludes to the arrow’s undeviating flight through the air. [ Second half of 1900s ]
[streyt-uh-wey] /ˈstreɪt əˌweɪ/ adjective 1. straight onward, without turn or curve, as a racecourse. noun 2. a straightaway course or part. adverb 3. immediately; right away. straightaway /ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ/ adverb 1. at once noun 2. the US word for straight (sense 30)
or straight-back [streyt-bakt] /ˈstreɪtˌbækt/ adjective 1. having a straight, usually high, back: a straight-backed chair.