straight–out

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adjective \ˈstrāt-ˈau̇t\

Definition of straight–out

  1. 1 :  forthright, blunt <gave a straight–out answer>

  2. 2 :  outright, thoroughgoing

straight–out

adverb

1840

First Known Use of straight–out

1840


STRAIGHT–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

straight–out

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adjective \ˈstrāt-ˈau̇t\

Definition of straight–out for English Language Learners

  • : very clear and direct


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