straight from the horse’s mouth
The truth, as in Is that straight goods about how much you still owe? or I’m giving you the straight goods about Monica. [ ; late 1800s ]
- Straight gyrus
straight gyrus n. A gyrus running along the medial part of the orbital surface of the frontal lobe of the cerebral hemisphere and bounded laterally by the olfactory sulcus.
[streyt-jak-it] /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk ɪt/ noun, verb (used with object) 1. straitjacket. straitjacket or straightjacket [streyt-jak-it] /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk ɪt/ noun 1. a garment made of strong material and designed to bind the arms, as of a violently disoriented person. 2. anything that severely confines, constricts, or hinders: Conventional attitudes can be a straitjacket, preventing original thinking. verb (used […]
[streyt-leyst] /ˈstreɪtˈleɪst/ adjective 1. strait-laced. strait-laced or straight-laced [streyt-leyst] /ˈstreɪtˈleɪst/ adjective 1. excessively strict in conduct or morality; puritanical; prudish: strait-laced censors. 2. tightly laced, as a bodice. 3. wearing tightly laced garments. straight-laced adjective 1. a variant spelling of strait-laced strait-laced adjective 1. prudish or puritanical
- Straight lane
straight from the shoulder