straightway

adverb
straight·​way | \ ˈstrāt-ˈwā How to pronounce straightway (audio) , -ˌwā \

Definition of straightway

1 : in a direct course : directly fell straightway down the stairs
2 : right away, immediately, straightaway straightway the clouds began to part

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Examples of straightway in a Sentence

straightway, the decorator told us that the old couch had to go disgusted by his coworker's offensive e-mail, he marched straightway to the boss's office to lodge a complaint

First Known Use of straightway

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of straightway was in the 15th century

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“Straightway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straightway. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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straightway

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English Language Learners Definition of straightway

old-fashioned : ,

straightway

adverb
straight·​way | \ ˈstrāt-ˌwā How to pronounce straightway (audio) \

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