straightway

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adverb straight·way \ ˈstrāt-ˈwā , -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

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

First Known Use of straightway

15th century


STRAIGHTWAY Defined for Kids

straightway

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adverb straight·way \ ˈstrāt-ˌwā \

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