Definition of straight–up

  1. 1 :  erect, upright, perpendicular lilies nodding from tall straight-up stalks

  2. 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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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