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straight shooter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n straight shooter a frank and honest person
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Usage

In literature:

The men had also somehow heard that I could hold a six-shooter pretty straight.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
In one hand was a six-shooter; the other hung straight at his side, the fingers tightly clenched.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
These gentry of the black mask were straight shooters and might let more hot blood than was desirable.
"A Blot on the Scutcheon" by May Wynne
He'd heard a lot of big-time bull in the charter business, but Bates was a straight shooter.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Conrad's six-shooter pointed straight between them as he walked slowly toward the bush.
"The Delafield Affair" by Florence Finch Kelly
He asked me to tell you that he's a straight-shooter and he wants to speak to you.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
It had only been done that autumn, so that the shooters could go straight in if they pleased, by the side door.
"The Career of Katherine Bush" by Elinor Glyn
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In news:

American DJ's Jet Stream Fogger is A Straight Shooter.
The man himself once admitted that, in order to side-step any questions of his acting ability, he dreamed up the persona of the straight shooter who walks with a lope.
Romeo Crennel has already earned a reputation for being a straight shooter in Kansas City.
Upland's Bullet Barn Guns run by family of straight shooters.
A Star Cinema release of Cinemalaya presentation of a Martinez-Rivera Films, Quantum Films production in association with Straight Shooters Media.
I thought they were straight shooters in a business that can harbor some crooked operators.
American skeet shooter Kimberly Rhode's gold gives her medal in five straight Olympics.
American DJ's Jet Stream Fogger is A Straight Shooter .
Straight shooter Martin to battle Campbell for 155-pound belt.
Tony Sparano, new Jets offensive coordinator, is a straight shooter loaded with confidence.
Be a straight shooter .
Straight shooter, Walter Driver.
As I expected when Coach Flood was named the coach of Rutgers Football, we would get a straight shooter that would be easily endeared to Rutgers fans.
Having served several terms in the House of Delegates, it is my hope that voters know I'm a straight shooter who does not dance around the issues.
Deeply pessimistic, hopelessly romantic and a straight shooter no matter how crooked his path, Harry Hole is all about challenging authority to get at the truth and restore moral balance to the world.
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