- /streɪt ˈʃutə/ (say strayt 'shoohtuh)
1. a person who is an accurate shot with a gun.
2. Hockey, etc. a person who shoots for goal accurately.
3. Also, straight talker. Colloquial a person who can be relied on to give an honest appraisal of a situation.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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straight\ shooter — • straight shooter • square shooter • shoot straight • shoot square v informal To act fairly; deal honestly. You can trust that salesman; he shoots straight with his customers. We get along well because we always shoot square with each other. •… … Словарь американских идиом
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straight shooter — noun informal, chiefly N. Amer. an honest and forthright person. Derivatives straight shooting adjective … English new terms dictionary
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