Straight

Straight may refer to:

  • Straight (poker), a poker hand containing five cards in sequential ranked order
  • Straight, or straights, used to describe individuals with mainstream points of view and appearance.
  • Straight, slang for heterosexual
  • Straight, an alternate name for the cross punch
  • Straight, the second autobiography by British artist Boy George
  • Straight, a member of the straight edge subculture
  • Straight Records, a record label formed in 1969
  • Straight, Inc., a now-defunct U.S. drug rehabilitation program for adolescents
  • Straight whiskey, pure whiskey distilled at no higher than 80% alcohol content that has been aged at least two years
  • Straightedge, a drawing or cutting tool
  • Straight-acting, an LGBT person who does not exhibit the appearance or mannerisms of the gay stereotype
  • Straight (racing), a section of a race track
  • Straight (Tobias Regner album), the first album by German singer Tobias Regner
  • Straight (2007 film), a 2007 German film by Nicolas Flessa
  • Straight (2009 film), a 2009 Bollywood film starring Vinay Pathak
  • Straight man (stock character), a stock character

Famous quotes containing the word straight:

    I want people to be sincere; a man of honor shouldn’t speak a single word that doesn’t come straight from his heart.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622–1673)

    Clever words are not as good as straight talk.
    Chinese proverb.

    Americans see history as a straight line and themselves standing at the cutting edge of it as representatives for all mankind. They believe in the future as if it were a religion; they believe that there is nothing they cannot accomplish, that solutions wait somewhere for all problems, like brides.
    Frances Fitzgerald (b. 1940)