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التي في فئةENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Alternative Forms

* streight (obsolete)

التي في فئةENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _streight_, _streght_, _streiȝt_, the past participle of _strechen_ (“to stretch”), from Old English _streċċan_, _streccan_ (past participle _ġestreaht_, _ġestreht_), from Proto-Germanic _*strakjaną_, _*strakkijaną_ (“to stretch”).

From Middle English streight, streght, streiȝt, the past participle of strechen (to stretch), from Old English streċċan, streccan (past participle ġestreaht, ġestreht), from Proto-Germanic *strakjaną, *strakkijaną (to stretch).

التي في فئةENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /stɹeɪt/ * Rhymes: -eɪt * Homophone: strait

  • IPA(key): /stɹeɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt
  • Homophone: strait

التي في فئةENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Adjective

STRAIGHT (_comparative_ STRAIGHTER, _superlative_ STRAIGHTEST) * Not crooked or bent; having a constant direction throughout its length. [from 14thc.] * 1811, Jane Austen, _Sense and Sensibility_: I do not like crooked, twisted, blasted trees. I admire them much more if they are tall, STRAIGHT and flourishing. * 1907, Robert W. Chambers, chapter IX, _The Younger Set_: “Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours _are_ pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling _à la_ Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a STRAIGHT spine and good grooming is better. […]” * 2011, Adharanand Finn, _The Guardian_, 22 March: The other people, I presume, are supposed to be standing to attention, but they're all smiling at me. The lines are not even STRAIGHT. * Of a path, trajectory, _etc._: direct, undeviating. [from 15thc.] * 1913, John Fox, Jr., _The Kentuckians_, p.185: Now, as the world knows, the STRAIGHTEST way to the heart of the honest voter is through the women of the land, and the STRAIGHTEST way to the heart of the women is through the children of the land; and one method of winning both, with rural politicians, is to kiss the babies wide and far. * 2000, Allan Wood, _Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox_, p.293: He had no time to set himself, but his throw was STRAIGHT and true. Pick slid in, spikes high, and Schang tagged him in the ribs a foot or two from the plate. * Perfectly horizontal or vertical; not diagonal or oblique. [from 17thc.] * 2004, Chris Weston, _500 Digital Photography Hints, Tips, and Techniques_: There's nothing more annoying than taking a great picture, only to find that the horizon isn't STRAIGHT. * (obsolete) Stretched out; fully extended. [15th-16thc.] * (obsolete, rare) Strait; narrow. * Sir John Mandeville (c.1350) Egypt is a long country, but it is STRAIGHT, that is to say, narrow. * (heading) _Figurative uses._ * Free from dishonesty; honest, law-abiding. [from 16th c.] * 1879, Anthony Trollope, _John Caldigate_: ‘It wasn't the proper thing, squoire. It wasn't STRAIGHT.’ * Direct in communication; unevasive, straightforward. [from 19thc.] * 2003, Rosie Cowan, _The Guardian_, 24 April: Tony Blair issued a direct challenge to the IRA yesterday when he demanded they give STRAIGHT answers to three simple questions […]. * In a row, in unbroken sequence. [from 19thc.] * 2008, "Bad vibrations", _The Economist_, 30 October: As of October 29th, three-month dollar Libor (the rate at which banks borrow from each other) had fallen for 13 STRAIGHT days and was nearly one-and-a-half percentage points below its October 10th level. * In proper order; as it should be. [from 19thc.] * 2007, Grant Allen, _What's Bred in the Bone_, p.140: Oh, music, how he loved it; it seemed to set everything STRAIGHT all at once in his head. * 2010, Paul Gallagher, _The Observer_, 15 August: "If you wonder why folks can't take the news seriously, here's Exhibit A," said one blogger. "Lord Jesus, how can the reporter file this story with a STRAIGHT face?" * Of spirits: undiluted, unmixed; neat. [from 19thc.] * 2003, Ron Jordan, _Considerations_: Real cowboys know how to rope, ride a horse and drink whisky STRAIGHT. * 2003, Lowell Edmunds, _Martini, Straight Up_, p.94: The Martini is still in _belief_, if not in fact, the centerpiece of a rite, and people who would not drink STRAIGHT gin on the rocks will drink STRAIGHT gin on the rocks if it is called a Martini. * (cricket) Describing the bat as held so as not to incline to either side; on, or near a line running between the two wickets. [from 19th

straight (comparative straighter, superlative straightest)

  1. Not crooked or bent; having a constant direction throughout its length. [from 14thc.]
    1. Of a path, trajectory, etc.: direct, undeviating. [from 15thc.]
    2. Perfectly horizontal or vertical; not diagonal or oblique. [from 17thc.]
    3. (obsolete) Stretched out; fully extended. [15th-16thc.]
  2. (obsolete, rare) Strait; narrow.
  3. (heading) Figurative uses.
    1. Free from dishonesty; honest, law-abiding. [from 16th c.]
    2. Direct in communication; unevasive, straightforward. [from 19thc.]
    3. In a row, in unbroken sequence. [from 19thc.]
    4. In proper order; as it should be. [from 19thc.]
    5. Of spirits: undiluted, unmixed; neat. [from 19thc.]
    6. (cricket) Describing the bat as held so as not to incline to either side; on, or near a line running between the two wickets. [from 19th

English - Adverb

STRAIGHT (_comparative_ MORE STRAIGHT, _superlative_ MOST STRAIGHT) * Of a direction relative to the subject, precisely; as if following a direct line. _The door will be STRAIGHT ahead of you._ _Go STRAIGHT back._ * Directly; without pause, delay or detour. _On arriving at work, he went STRAIGHT to his office._ * Addison I know thy generous temper well; / Fling but the appearance of dishonour on it, / It STRAIGHT takes fire, and mounts into a blaze. * Continuously; without interruption or pause. _He claims he can hold his breath for three minutes STRAIGHT._ TRANSLATIONS

straight (comparative more straight, superlative most straight)

  1. Of a direction relative to the subject, precisely; as if following a direct line.
    The door will be straight ahead of you.
    Go straight back.
  2. Directly; without pause, delay or detour.
    On arriving at work, he went straight to his office.
  3. Continuously; without interruption or pause.
    He claims he can hold his breath for three minutes straight.

Translations

التي في فئةENGLISH - NOUN
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Noun

STRAIGHT (_plural_ STRAIGHTS) * Something that is not crooked or bent. * A part of a racecourse, running track or other road, _etc._, that is not curved. * _Colloquial uses._ * A heterosexual. _My friends call STRAIGHTS "heteros"._ * (slang) A normal person; someone in mainstream society. * ## (poker) Five cards in sequence. * (slang) A cigarette, particularly one containing tobacco instead of marijuana. Also straighter. [from 20th c.] * [1923, J[oseph] Manchon, _Le slang : lexique de l'anglais familier et vulgaire : précédé d'une étude sur la pronunciation et la grammaire populaires_, p. 296: A straight = a straighter = a straight cut, une cigarette en tabac de Virginie.] SYNONYMS * (heterosexual): hetero, breeder * (normal person): see Wikisaurus:mainstreamer TRANSLATIONS

straight (plural straights)

  1. Something that is not crooked or bent.
    1. A part of a racecourse, running track or other road, etc., that is not curved.
  2. Colloquial uses.
    1. A heterosexual.
      My friends call straights "heteros".
    2. (slang) A normal person; someone in mainstream society.
    3. (slang) A cigarette, particularly one containing tobacco instead of marijuana. Also straighter. [from 20th c.]

Synonyms

Translations

التي في فئةENGLISH - VERB
معلومات عن الموضوع

English - Verb

STRAIGHT (_third-person singular simple present_ STRAIGHTS, _present participle_ STRAIGHTING, _simple past and past participle_ STRAIGHTED) * (transitive) To straighten. (Can we find and add a quotation of A. Smith to this entry?)

straight (third-person singular simple present straights, present participle straighting, simple past and past participle straighted)

  1. (transitive) To straighten.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of A. Smith to this entry?)

التي في فئةPORTUGUESE - NOUN
معلومات عن الموضوع

Portuguese - Noun

STRAIGHT m (_plural_ STRAIGHTS) * (poker) straight (five cards in sequence)

straight m (plural straights)

  1. (poker) straight (five cards in sequence)


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