a straight shooter

a straight shooter

  (American & Australian)
someone who you can trust because they are very honest He'll mean what he says - he's a straight shooter. (American)
See also: shooter, straight
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It requires a straight shooter who can hit targets from a long distance away--and in the outlaw business, even a straight shooter can't be trusted.
Don has been a very straight guy, a straight shooter," he said.