Meaning of STRAIGHT in English



Function: noun

Date: 1645

1 : something that is straight: as a : a straight line or arrangement b : STRAIGHTAWAY especially : HOMESTRETCH c : a true or honest report or course

2 a : a sequence (as of shots, strokes, or moves) resulting in a perfect score in a game or contest b : first place at the finish of a horse race : WIN

3 : a poker hand containing five cards in sequence but not of the same suit ― see POKER illustration

4 : a person who adheres to conventional attitudes and mores

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.