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straight

1. mod. honest; unembellished. Have I ever been anything but straight with you?
2. n. a tobacco cigarette; a tobacco cigarette butt. (see also slim.) No, I want a straight. That spliff makes me sneeze.
3. mod. having to do with undiluted liquor. I’ll take mine straight.
4. mod. relieved and satisfied by a dose of drugs. (Drugs.) She will be straight for a few hours, and then the same struggle all over again—all through the night.
5. mod. off drugs; no longer addicted to drugs. I’m straight now, and I’m gonna stay that way.
6. n. a square person (who does not use drugs, etc.). The straights are putting pressure on city hall to clean up this neighborhood.
7. n. a nonhomosexual; a heterosexual. (Often from the homosexual point of view.) Walter invited a few straights to the affair, just to keep things calm.
8. mod. not homosexual; not having a homosexual orientation. He wandered into a straight bar by mistake.
9. mod. excellent. This news is truly straight and I am happy to hear it.
10. mod. satisfied; having enough food or anything. Another beer? No thanks. I’m straight.
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Best Gross Day One: Rob Willcox; Best Gross Day Two: Mike Bulliman; Best Nett Day One: Sha Sudha; Best Nett Day Two: Danny Byrne; Plate Winner: Ray Prescott; Plate Runner Up: Don Gray; Longest Drive Day One: Jay Townsend; Nearest the Pin Day One: Carl Tular; Straightest Drive Day One: Chandrashekhar Das; Nearest the Pin Day Two: Hans-Georg Eichenberg.
The golf course is fairly generous off the tee and I'm not one of the straightest hitters.
ONE of the straightest guys in racing is Darryll Holland who will sadly have to miss the Derby meeting next month after copping a 21-day ban at Warwick on Saturday night.
Are you one of those people who likes to choose the greenest peas, the plumpest apricots and the straightest cucumbers?
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Eddie insists with the straightest of faces that it was keeping goal for Northumberland against Durham and Gary Rowell in the County Cup at Roker Park when they won 2-1.
The result maybe a bit over the head of those of us just learning to tie our shoes, but with careful reading and a good attitude we should have the shortest, densest, straightest shoelaces in town.
Along with Mardi Gras, Halloween is a time when even the straightest individual can be gay for a night, dancing and prancing dressed up as some other gender or species.
My impression of the Alpine is that it is the straightest fault for the longest distance I know of," he said.
Chances are, the straightest path also provides the quickest route.
I thin out the seedlings to one, and wind up during the following winter with some of the straightest, smoothest roots I've ever raised.
Nearest the Captain's drive: Sarajane Gardner (hole 1); Nearest the pin: Anne Quintino (hole 12); Straightest drive: Hilde Kwik (hole 11); Longest putt: Denise Dunne (hole 18).
The competition itself is a Stableford shotgun start at 12 noon and will includes prizes for best team and runners up, straightest drive and nearest the pin.
Apart from the prizes to the pairs of the top five scorers, there will also be prizes awarded in various categories including the Nearest the Pin (holes 8 and 17), the Longest Drive (holes 10 and 18) and the Straightest Drive (hole 1).