When I did it, a number of others joined me, since I was sort of the straightest guy in a fairly wild group.
Now Odin was heavy with the mead he had drunk, and his head was dizzy, so that he did not always fly along the straightest path.
That made Peter start and in a great hurry he ran down the straightest path.
Again there will be conscription, and the straightest and strongest of the young men will leave their homes and join the colors.
She was one of the best, pluckiest, straightest girls I ever met.
Just because it's the straightest and the stakes are right and the horses are as beautiful as women and as swift as lightning!
The largest, straightest, and best logs should be saved for sills or foundations.
A flagstaff had been constructed out of the spars of the launch, and some of the straightest trees which could be found.
All hands were held up on this occasion, and Fanny held hers the straightest and highest of all.
Now what gets me, Clive, is this: Athalie seems to me to be one of the straightest ever.
mid-14c., "direct, undeviating, not crooked," properly "that which is stretched," adjectival use of Old English streht (altered, by analogy with streccan, from earlier streaht), past participle of streccan "to stretch" (see stretch (v.)). Meaning "true, direct, honest" is from 1520s. Of communication, "clear, unambiguous," from 1862. Sense of "undiluted, uncompromising" (e.g. straight whiskey, 1874) is American English, first recorded 1856.
Theatrical sense of "serious" (as opposed to popular or comic) is attested from 1895; vaudeville slang straight man first attested 1923. Go straight in the underworld slang sense is from 1919; straighten up "become respectable" is from 1907. Straight arrow "decent, conventional person" is 1969, from archetypal Native American brave name. To keep a straight face first recorded 1897; straight shooter is from 1928; straight-edge as a punk subculture is attested by 1987.
Very strict in one's military appearance and grooming
[1970s+ Army; fr STRAC, acronym for Strategic Army Corps, chosen units in constant combat readiness, hence elite troops]