Definition of straight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//streɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//streɪt//
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  1. 1(informal) a person who has sexual relationships with people of the opposite sex, rather than the same sex gays and straights
  2. of road/track
  3. 2(North American English also straightaway) a straight part of a racetrack or road see also home straight
  4. Word OriginMiddle English (as an adjective and adverb): archaic past participle of stretch.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: straight