straight-up

adjective

Definition of straight-up

1 :erect, upright, perpendicular
  • lilies nodding from tall straight-up stalks
2 :timed exactly :being or ending at precisely the time stated or desired
  • straight-up noon

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Origin and Etymology of straight-up

from the phrase straight up, from 1straight + up


straight up

adjective

Definition of straight up

1 :served without ice :not on the rocks; specifically :mixed with ice before being strained
  • a martini straight up

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