Synonyms for straight-out
- call a spade a spade
- from the hip
- lay it on the line
- like it is
- saying what one thinks
- up front
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRAIGHT-OUT
Hargrave did not propose to be involved in any but a straight-out transaction.
Not a straight-out cat, exactly, but he called her a kitten!
I have tried a straight-out legitimate deal and it dumped me.
For all that he was prepared for it, the name was a straight-out body blow to Ben.
A careful poll had shown them that straight-out ratification without amendment of some kind was impossible.
He finally decided to have a straight-out talk with her, to arrive at some sort of understanding.
Perhaps the straight-out sport of the thing meant more to him than to Dave; he was a braver man and more primitive in impulse.
But he's a straight-out and respectable man now, whose word about horses can't be bought; and as for his wife, she's a beauty!
What we want here, sir, is straight-out, flat-footed hell—the burnin' lake o' fire an' brim-stone.
Now, if this was not scientific rationalism, it was at least straight-out skepticism as to the supernatural in witchcraft.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STRAIGHT-OUT
- bull's eye
- cut fine
- dead on
- drawn fine
- flat out
- hit nail on head
- on target
- right on