straight as a ramrod
Definition of straight as a ramrod
: in a very straight and stiff way —used especially to describe the way someone stands or sits The guard stood straight as a ramrod.
Word by Word Definitions
: free from curves, bends, angles, or irregularities
: generated by a point moving continuously in the same direction and expressed by a linear equation
: lying along or holding to a direct or proper course or method
: in a straight manner
: something that is straight: such as
: a straight line or arrangement
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