straight-out

adjective
\ ˈstrāt-ˈau̇t How to pronounce straight-out (audio) \

Definition of straight-out

1 : forthright, blunt gave a straight-out answer

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from straight-out

straight-out adverb

First Known Use of straight-out

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about straight-out

Statistics for straight-out

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for straight-out

The first known use of straight-out was in 1840

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for straight-out

straight-out

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of straight-out

: very clear and direct

More from Merriam-Webster on straight-out

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with straight-out

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for straight-out

Comments on straight-out

What made you want to look up straight-out? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a small bunch of flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!