Definition of Straight shooter

1. Noun. A frank and honest person.

Exact synonyms: Square Shooter, Straight Arrow
Generic synonyms: Good Person
Antonyms: Liar



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straight Shooter

straight men
straight off
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 (current term)
straight sinus
straight talk
straight talker
straight ticket
straight up
straightarrow(a)
straightaway
straightaways
straightbred
straightbreds
straighted
straightedge
straightedges
straighten

Literary usage of Straight shooter

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1. The Great Limbaugh Con: And Other Right-Wing Assaults on Common Sense by Charles M. Kelly (1994)
"Straight-shooter Limbaugh versus the biased liberal news media In terms of honesty, ... Straightshooter ..."

2. Mexican and American Responses to the International Narcotics Threat edited by Jesse Helms (1999)
"Well, I thank God for Thomas Constantino, because you are a straight shooter, and you tell it like it is, and I cannot understand, having just read the ..."

3. A Description of Indian and Oriental Armour: Illustrated from the Collection by Wilbraham Egerton Egerton (1896)
"He called the gun which he used on this occasion ' Durust-audaz,' " straight-shooter."1 Sir Thomas Roe, in his embassy to Jehangir, speaks of the store of ..."

4. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"Broome retreated to wipe away the carmine from his peeper, and as Orme attempted to follow him up, he met him with a straight shooter on the mouth, ..."

5. An Illustrated Handbook of Indian Arms: Being a Classified and Descriptive by Indian Museum, Wilbraham Egerton Egerton (1880)
"He called the gun which he used on this occasion ' Durust-andaz,' " straight-shooter."1 Sir Thomas Roe, in his embassy to Jehangir, speaks of the store of ..."

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