straightway

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adverb straight·way \ˈstrāt-ˈwā, -ˌwā\

Definition of straightway

  1. 1 :  in a direct course :  directly <fell straightway down the stairs>

  2. 2 :  right away, immediately, straightaway <straightway the clouds began to part>

Examples of straightway in a sentence

  1. <straightway, the decorator told us that the old couch had to go>

  2. <disgusted by his coworker's offensive e-mail, he marched straightway to the boss's office to lodge a complaint>

15th Century

First Known Use of straightway

15th century


STRAIGHTWAY Defined for Kids

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adverb straight·way \ˈstrāt-ˌwā\

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