Definition of Straight off

1. Adverb. Without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening. "Come here now!"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straight Off

straight edges
straight face
straight flush
straight flushes
straight flute
straight forward
straight from the horse's mouth
straight from the shoulder
straight hang
straight hit
straight life insurance
straight line
straight lines
straight man
straight men
straight off (current term)
straight out
straight out of the chute
straight peen hammer
straight person
straight pin
straight poker
straight pool
straight pull
straight quote
straight razor
straight razors
straight red
straight red card
straight shooter

Literary usage of Straight off

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1. Trilby by George Du Maurier (1894)
"Now go straight off to one of those tuck shops, and tuck in as big a supper as you possibly can. Some people prefer Baratte. I prefer Bordier myself. ..."

2. Frank Schley's American Partridge and Pheasant Shooting by Frank Schley (1877)
"When a Partridge rises and goes straight off, if it is within twenty-five or ... A Partridge flying straight off is a very uncertain shot to kill—you have ..."

3. Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. Senate (1872)
"I went right out and went straight to шу room and went straight off. Question. Was the blindfold taken off? Answer. Yes, sir ; there was no initiation about ..."

4. Besieged by the Boers: A Diary of Life and Events in Kimberley During the Siege by Evelyn Oliver Ashe (1900)
"I drove straight off to the house he told me, ... I put them both into the cart and sent them straight off to the hospital, and was then told that the ..."

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