straight-ahead

adjective
\ ˈstrāt-ə-ˈhed How to pronounce straight-ahead (audio) \

Definition of straight-ahead

: relating to or being music performed in an unembellished manner typical of a given idiom or performer broadly : straightforward

First Known Use of straight-ahead

1836, in the meaning defined above

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