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

Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of straight-ahead was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Straight-ahead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straight-ahead. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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