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straight arrow

noun, Informal.
1.
a person who manifests high-minded devotion to clean living and moral righteousness.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
Related forms
straight-arrow, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for straight-arrow

straight arrow

noun
1.
(informal, mainly US)
  1. a clean-living and honest person
  2. (as modifier): a straight-arrow cop
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Slang definitions & phrases for straight-arrow

straight-ahead

adjective

Unflinching; undeviating: Bill was a straight-ahead guy (1836+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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