Plain, honest speaking, as in We have to have some straight talk with Harry before he goes away to college. [ Late 1800s ]
noun, U.S. Politics. 1. a ballot on which all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party. 2. a ticket on which all the candidates nominated by a party are members of the party. straight ticket noun 1. (US) a ballot for all the candidates of one and only one political party Compare […]
noun 1. the time or number of hours established as standard for a specific work period in a particular industry, usually computed on the basis of a workweek and fixed variously from 35 to 40 hours. 2. the rate of pay established for the period (distinguished from overtime).
adjective, straighter, straightest. 1. without a bend, angle, or curve; not curved; direct: a straight path. 2. exactly vertical or horizontal; in a perfectly vertical or horizontal plane: a straight table. 3. (of a line) generated by a point moving at a constant velocity with respect to another point. 4. evenly or uprightly formed or […]
adverb 1. straightaway. adverb 1. (archaic) at once