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Straight-out   /streɪt-aʊt/   Listen
Straight-out

adjective
1.
Without reservation or exception.  Synonyms: outright, unlimited.






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"Straight-out" Quotes from Famous Books



... quarrel between us," I said; "but perhaps a straight-out row would be better than forever to be eating our own vitals ...
— That Mother-in-Law of Mine • Anonymous

... Julius managed to let Waldron see a photograph of Dorothy. As a matter of fact; photographs of Dorothy were all about the house, but in Julius's own room hung one which the brother considered the gem of them all. It showed one of those straight-out-of-the-picture faces which are sometimes so attractive, the eyebrows level above the wonderful eyes, the lips serious and sweet, the head well poised upon the lovely neck, the whole aspect one of ...
— The Brown Study • Grace S. Richmond

... a change. The manufacturers dropped their cloak of hypocrisy and made a straight-out appeal—"Only Buy Goods Made in Australia." The "Brave Allies" were dropped. Heavy duties were requested on all imported goods, whether they were made in Britain, ...
— The Sequel - What the Great War will mean to Australia • George A. Taylor

... she said and Denver greeted her with a smile for he saw that her mood was friendly. She had resented, at first, his brusque refusal and his rough, straight-out way of speaking; but she was lonely now, and he knew in his heart that all was not well ...
— Silver and Gold - A Story of Luck and Love in a Western Mining Camp • Dane Coolidge



Words linked to "Straight-out" :   unqualified



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