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straight face


      n   a serious facial expression, esp. one that conceals the impulse to laugh  
  straight-faced      adj  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
1    not curved or crooked; continuing in the same direction without deviating  
2    straightforward, outright, or candid  
a straight rejection     
3    even, level, or upright in shape or position  
4    in keeping with the facts; accurate  
5    honest, respectable, or reliable  
6    accurate or logical  
straight reasoning     
7    continuous; uninterrupted  
8    (esp. of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat  
9    not crisp, kinked, or curly  
straight hair     
10    correctly arranged; orderly  
11    (of a play, acting style, etc.) straightforward or serious  
12      (Journalism)   (of a story, article, etc.) giving the facts without unnecessary embellishment  
13      (U.S.)   sold at a fixed unit price irrespective of the quantity sold  
14      (Boxing)   (of a blow) delivered with an unbent arm  
a straight left     
15    (of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine) in line, rather than in a V-formation or in some other arrangement  
a straight eight     
16       a slang word for       heterosexual  
17    Informal   no longer owing or being owed something  
if you buy the next round we'll be straight     
18    Slang   conventional in views, customs, appearance, etc.  
19    Slang   not using narcotics; not addicted  
20    in a straight line or direct course  
21    immediately; at once  
he came straight back     
22    in an even, level, or upright position  
23    without cheating, lying, or unreliability  
tell it to me straight     
24    continuously; uninterruptedly  
25      (U.S.)   without discount regardless of the quantity sold  
26    often foll by: out   frankly; candidly  
he told me straight out     
27    go straight  
Informal   to reform after having been dishonest or a criminal  
28    the state of being straight  
29    a straight line, form, part, or position  
30      (Brit)   a straight part of a racetrack,   (U.S. name)    straightaway  
31      (Poker)  
a    five cards that are in sequence irrespective of suit  
b    a hand containing such a sequence  
c    (as modifier)  
a straight flush     
32    Slang   a conventional person  
33    Slang   a heterosexual  
34    Slang   a cigarette containing only tobacco, without marijuana, etc.  
     (C14: from the past participle of Old English streccan to stretch)  
  straightly      adv  
  straightness      n  

back straight  
      n   a straight part of a circuit, esp. of an athletics track, furthest from the finishing point  
home straight  
1      (Horse racing)   the section of a racecourse forming the approach to the finish  
2    the final stage of an undertaking or journey,   (Also (chiefly U.S.))    home stretch  
straight and narrow  
Informal   the proper, honest, and moral path of behaviour  
     (perhaps an alteration of strait and narrow, an allusion to Matthew 7:14: ``strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life'')  
straight angle  
      n   an angle of 180°  
1      (Rugby)   (of a tackle) performed with the arm fully extended  
2    tr   to ward off (an opponent) with the arm outstretched  
straight arm lift  
      n   a wrestling attack, in which a wrestler twists his opponent's arm against the joint and lifts him by it, often using his shoulder as a fulcrum  
straight arrow  
Informal     (chiefly U.S.)  
a    a clean-living and honest person  
b    (as modifier)  
a straight-arrow cop     
straight bat  
1      (Cricket)   a bat held vertically  
2      (Brit)  
informal   honest or honourable behaviour  
straight chain  
a    an open chain of atoms in a molecule with no attached side chains  
b    (as modifier)  
a straight-chain hydrocarbon        (Compare)        branched chain  
straight chair  
      n   a straight-backed side chair  
straight face  
      n   a serious facial expression, esp. one that conceals the impulse to laugh  
  straight-faced      adj  
straight fight  
      n   a contest between two candidates only  
straight flush  
      n   (in poker) five consecutive cards of the same suit  
straight joint  
      n   a vertical joint in brickwork that is directly above a vertical joint in the course below  
      adj      a variant spelling of       strait-laced  
      n   modifier  
1    (of a machine) having components that are arranged in a row or that move in a straight line when in operation  
2    of or relating to a method of depreciation whereby equal charges are made against gross profit for each year of an asset's expected life  
straight man  
      n   a subsidiary actor who acts as stooge to a comedian  
straight off  
Informal   without deliberation or hesitation  
tell me the answer straight off     
1    complete; thoroughgoing  
2    frank or honest  
straight razor  
      n      another name for       cut-throat       2  
straight ticket  
      n     (U.S.)   a ballot for all the candidates of one and only one political party  
   Compare       split ticket  
straight up  
      sentence substitute     (Brit)  
slang   honestly; truly; exactly  

Diccionario de inglés definición  




1    direct, near, short, undeviating, unswerving  
2    aligned, erect, even, horizontal, in line, level, perpendicular, plumb, right, smooth, square, true, upright, vertical  
3    blunt, bold, candid, downright, forthright, frank, honest, outright, plain, point-blank, straightforward, unqualified, upfront     (informal)  
4    above board, accurate, authentic, decent, equitable, fair, fair and square, honest, honourable, just, law-abiding, reliable, respectable, trustworthy, upright  
5    arranged, in order, neat, orderly, organized, put to rights, shipshape, sorted out, tidy  
6    consecutive, continuous, nonstop, running, solid, successive, sustained, through, uninterrupted, unrelieved  
7      (slang)   bourgeois, conservative, conventional, orthodox, Pooterish, square     (informal)   traditional  
8    neat, pure, unadulterated, undiluted, unmixed  
9    as the crow flies, at once, directly, immediately, instantly  
10    candidly, frankly, honestly, in plain English, point-blank, pulling no punches     (informal)   with no holds barred  
,       adj  
1    circuitous, indirect, roundabout, winding, zigzag  
2    askew, bent, crooked, curved, skewwhiff     (Brit. informal)   twisted, uneven  
3    ambiguous, cryptic, equivocal, evasive, indirect, vague  
4    bent     (slang)   crooked     (informal)   dishonest, dishonourable, shady     (informal)   unlawful  
5    confused, disorderly, disorganized, in disarray, messy, untidy  
6    broken, discontinuous, interrupted, non-consecutive  
7      (slang)   cool, fashionable, trendy     (Brit. informal)   voguish  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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British slang in use at least from the 1940`s - abbreviation of 'physiognomy'
Face Of The Day
langage internet
to face a situation courageously
a punch in the face
[Fam.];[Fig.];[Hum.] Ex.: French: "What do they call a knuckle sandwich?" English friend: "If someone offers you a knuckle sandwich, you'd better decline it; he's about to thump you in the face!"
face that people are showing during orgasm
a person who is optimistic regardless of the circumstances and especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity
From the name of the tutor and philosopher in Voltaire's Candide (1759). Ex: One needn't be a Pangloss to dismiss the notion that the world can ever get better.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
characterised by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity
Ex: This panglossian side of my friend reminds me of the guy singing “Always look on the bright side of life” as he’s getting crucified at the end of 'Monty Python’s Life of Brian'
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
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