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Meaning of "straight arrow" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STRAIGHT ARROW

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STRAIGHT ARROW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Straight arrow is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES STRAIGHT ARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of straight arrow in the English dictionary

The definition of straight arrow in the dictionary is a clean-living and honest person.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STRAIGHT ARROW

straight
straight and narrow
straight angle
straight arm lift
straight away
straight bat
straight chain
straight chair
straight face
straight fight
straight flush
straight joint
straight man
straight men
straight off
straight razor
straight shooter
straight ticket
straight up
straight-acting

WORDS THAT END LIKE STRAIGHT ARROW

arrow
barrow
bone marrow
bow and arrow
broad arrow
chipping sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
farrow
harrow
house sparrow
Jarrow
marrow
narrow
song sparrow
sparrow
straight-arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
wheelbarrow
yarrow

Synonyms and antonyms of straight arrow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «straight arrow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STRAIGHT ARROW

Find out the translation of straight arrow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of straight arrow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «straight arrow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

直箭头
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

flecha recta
570 millions of speakers

English

straight arrow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सीधे तीर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السهم التوالي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прямая стрелка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seta direita
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সোজা তীর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

flèche droite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anak panah lurus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gerader Pfeil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ストレート矢印
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

직선 화살표
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panah sakcara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mũi tên thẳng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நேராக அம்புக்குறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सरळ बाण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Düz ok
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

freccia dritta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prosta strzałka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пряма стрілка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

săgeată dreaptă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευθύ βέλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reguit pyl
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rak pil
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rett pil
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of straight arrow

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STRAIGHT ARROW»

The term «straight arrow» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.521 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STRAIGHT ARROW» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «straight arrow» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «straight arrow» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about straight arrow

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STRAIGHT ARROW»

Discover the use of straight arrow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to straight arrow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Straight Arrow
Long-time writer and researcher William Harper shares his wealth of articles, comics, complete radio log and much more in this definitive work on the great Western radio show, Straight Arrow!
William H. Harper, 2007
2
Rock 'til You Drop: The Decline from Rebellion to Nostalgia
By Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. 1978. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission. " Volunteers? by Ed Ward, from Rolling Stone, February 21, 1970. By Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. 1970. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission.
John Strausbaugh, 2002
3
Hope, Faith, and Love
Straight Arrow wait for Jon-nee to be ready. Jon-nee learn to be good squaw. Straight Arrow make Jon-nee happy, have big teepee and many children,” he said. Johnnie felt exasperated as she looked over at Straight Arrow. How could she ...
Toni White Harrell, 2009
4
Tribe Arpeggios
The warriors pulled alongside the ship and Panther whispered to Straight Arrow, "Put on your colonial hat, and shirt with the vest and climb the net. If you hear or suspect you are being watched, lower your head to cover your face until you top ...
Ronald Lee Weagley, 2010
5
Ultrasound of the Urogenital System
6.9 Stages of a ureteric stent insertion, a Proximal ureteric stricture (straight arrow ). b Hydrophilic wire manipulated past stricture (straight arrow), c Wire passed down into and through bladder, after snaring. Note left- sided stent already in situ  ...
Grant M. Baxter, Paul S. Sidhu, 2011
6
Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits
Excerpts from “The Resurrection of Tom Waits,” by David Fricke from Rolling Stone, June 24, 1999, by Straight Arrow Publishers Company, L.P. 1999. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission. Excerpts from “Tom Waits for His Next Album,” ...
Jay S. Jacobs, 2006
7
Straight Arrow Injun-uity Manual: Book 2, Set of 36 Injun-uities
Helps you be resourceful in the woods, at home, in school, in play, and at work.
Fred L. Meagher, National Biscuit Company, 1950
8
Cranial Nerves: Anatomy, Pathology, Imaging: Anatomy, ...
10.22 Coronal post-gadolinium image with fat saturation in the same patient shows the intensely enhancing mass (*) centered within the left jugular foramen with extension into the hypoglossal canal and clivus (straight arrow). Normal ...
Devin K. Binder, D. Christian Sonne, 2011
9
On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio
PRODUCER-DIRECTOR: Neil Reagan briefly, then Ted Robertson. WRITER: Sheldon Stark. SOUND EFFECTS: Ray Kemper, Tom Hanley, Bill James, Dick Moblo. Straight Arrow was the story of Steve Adams, a young man of Commanche ...
John Dunning, 1998
10
Head and Neck Cancer: An Evidence-Based Team Approach
Left: Normal nasopharnyx of right side. Eustachian tube opening {curved arrow) and fossa of Rosenmuller (straight arrows). Right: Tumor arising from the fossa of right side. Eustachian tube opening (curved arrow) and tumor (straight arrow).
Eric M. Genden, Mark A. Varvares, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STRAIGHT ARROW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term straight arrow is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Getting to Know Our Advertisers: Q&A with Straight Arrow Products …
Straight Arrow Products, Inc. and Cowboy Magic provide top-notch equine and human hair and beauty supplies. Straight Arrow first developed the infamous ... «Practical Horseman Magazine, Jul 15»
2
A 'Chanakya.' And a 'straight arrow'
One political personality etched in Amarjit Singh Dulat's Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years is the then home minister (and later also deputy prime minister) Lal ... «Kasmir Monitor, Jul 15»
3
Straight Arrow Bison Ranch Receives Animal Welfare Certfication
Straight Arrow Bison Ranch located southeast of Broken Bow was recently certified as Animal Welfare Approved. Marty and Karen Bredthauer own the ranch ... «Sand Hills Express, May 15»
4
Fugitive LAPD rookie once had a 'straight arrow' reputation
The haunting last image of Henry Solis in the United States was taken by a security camera at the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez border. It shows the rookie Los ... «Los Angeles Times, Mar 15»
5
Ghosts Of Chicago Bars Past: Lincoln Park's Straight Arrow Tavern
There's a reason the saying “never read the comments” has become a popular adage—commenting on the Internet is a Greek Chorus of Idiocy. But on rare ... «Chicagoist, Jan 15»
6
Harrison Wells Knows Oliver Queen's Identity & Father, But What …
By the end of Tuesday night's Arrow and Flash crossover palooza, all of S.T.A.R. ... We know for a fact that Oliver Queen is a straight arrow (I slay me) on the ... «Bustle, Dec 14»
7
A pretty straight arrow
She's a pretty straight arrow, and Parker County's Carrie Burge knows exactly where her target is located. The 18-year-old woman spends hours practicing her ... «Weatherford Democrat, Nov 14»
8
Straight Arrow: Aiming High
Devon took time to share the history of his family's company and explain an exciting expansion underway at Straight Arrow's headquarters in Bethlehem, ... «Practical Horseman Magazine, Nov 14»
9
Straight Arrow breaks ground on manufacturing building
Straight Arrow Products, maker of Mane 'n Tail, held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon for its new manufacturing plant in Forks Township. «WFMZ Allentown, Oct 14»
10
Mane 'n Tail hair care manufacturer expanding in the Lehigh Valley
Andrew Hartzell monitors as equipment applies product labels on the assembly line at Straight Arrow factory in Bethlehem on Monday, October 20, 2014. //. «Allentown Morning Call, Oct 14»

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