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Meaning of "straight-arrow" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STRAIGHT-ARROW

straight-arrow  [streɪt ˈærəʊ] play
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WHAT DOES STRAIGHT-ARROW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of straight-arrow in the English dictionary

The definition of straight-arrow in the dictionary is clean-living and honest, especially.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STRAIGHT-ARROW


arrow
ˈærəʊ
barro
ˈbærəʊ
barrow
ˈbærəʊ
Caro
ˈkærəʊ
farrow
ˈfærəʊ
handbarrow
ˈhændˌbærəʊ
harrow
ˈhærəʊ
hurlbarrow
ˈhɜːlˌbærəʊ
Jarrow
ˈdʒærəʊ
marrow
ˈmærəʊ
narrow
ˈnærəʊ
restharrow
ˈrɛstˌhærəʊ
sparrow
ˈspærəʊ
tarot
ˈtærəʊ
tarrow
ˈtærəʊ
Varro
ˈværəʊ
wheelbarrow
ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ
yarrow
ˈjærəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STRAIGHT-ARROW

straight joint
straight man
straight men
straight off
straight razor
straight shooter
straight ticket
straight up
straight-acting
straight-arm
straight-cut tobacco
straight-edge
straight-edged
straight-faced
straight-laced
straight-line
straight-out
straightaway
straightbred
straightedge

WORDS THAT END LIKE STRAIGHT-ARROW

bone marrow
bow and arrow
brake harrow
broad arrow
Cape sparrow
chipping sparrow
cock sparrow
Cupid´s arrow
disc harrow
drag harrow
English sparrow
flight arrow
hedge sparrow
house sparrow
Java sparrow
song sparrow
straight and narrow
straight arrow
tomorrow
tree sparrow
vegetable marrow

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

الثابت على السهم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прямой стрелка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

straight- flecha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সরল-তীর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

droite flèche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lurus-panah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Straight- 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

Langsung-panah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thẳng mũi tên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நேராக-அம்பு
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

diritto- freccia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

strzałka prosto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прямій стрілка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

drept - săgeată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ίσια - βέλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reguit - pyl
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

straight - pilen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

straight -arrow
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 regularly used and occupies the 55.232 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

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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

4 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
Review: A Writhing, Emotional Revival of Wagner's 'Tannhäuser'
BERLIN — The straight-arrow, even prissy Wolfram delivers the first entry in the song contest at the heart of Wagner's “Tannhäuser.” In the choreographer Sasha ... «New York Times, Apr 15»
2
Mobilizing the voting right: Paul Ryan's straight-arrow conservatism …
Where Mr. Romney has flipped and flopped, Mr. Ryan has been an ideological straight arrow. His influence on the party's “small government” philosophy is now ... «National Post, Aug 12»
3
Hope Solo's awkward drug test warning
If there was "anything" worth hiding for the straight-arrow goalie, who motivates her more than 420,000 Twitter followers to "get fit," it was the private details ... «SheKnows.com, Jul 12»
4
This Isn't Your Typical Straight-Arrow Police Officer
Cheadle's an excellent straight-arrow counterpoint who recognizes a gem within the idiot cops. The two actors have good chemistry that works because they ... «PopMatters, Jan 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Straight-Arrow [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/straight-arrow-1>. Jul 2020 ».
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