straight

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straight is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
straight

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Adverb[change]

Positive
straight

Comparative
straighter

Superlative
straightest

  1. If something goes straight, it continues to move in one direction without turning.
    No not that road. Just keep driving straight.

Adjective[change]

Positive
straight

Comparative
straighter

Superlative
straightest

  1. If something is straight, it does not bend, or turn. It continues in one direction.
    He had had too much to drink and couldn't walk in a straight line.
  2. heterosexual; being attracted to those of the opposite sex.

Noun[change]

Singular
straight

Plural
straights

  1. In the card game of poker, a straight hand has five sequential cards.
    A 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 is considered a straight hand.