Heterosexual vs. Straight

Heterosexual vs. Straight — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Heterosexual and Straight

Heterosexualadjective

Sexually oriented to persons of the opposite sex.

Straightadjective

Extending continuously in the same direction without curving

a straight line.

Heterosexualadjective

Of or relating to different sexes.

Straightadjective

Having no waves or bends

straight hair.

Heterosexualnoun

A heterosexual person.

Straightadjective

Not bent or bowed; rigid or erect

a straight, strong back.

Heterosexualadjective

Sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex.

Straightadjective

(Sports) Of or relating to a midair position in diving or gymnastics in which the body is held rigid without bending at the hips or knees and the feet are kept together.

Heterosexualnoun

A heterosexual person, or other heterosexual organism.

Straightadjective

Perfectly horizontal or vertical; level or even

The mirror isn't straight.

Heterosexualnoun

a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

Straightadjective

Direct and candid

a straight answer.

Heterosexualadjective

sexually attracted to members of your own sex

Straightadjective

Following a direct or correct method or approach; systematic

straight reasoning.

Straightadjective

Coming from a reliable source; factual

a straight tip.straight information.

Straightadjective

Showing or marked by honesty or fair-mindedness

straight business dealings.

Straightadjective

Right; correct

made sure the facts were straight in the report.

Straightadjective

Neatly arranged; orderly

The room is straight again.

Straightadjective

Uninterrupted; consecutive

sick for five straight days.their fourth straight victory.

Straightadjective

Having the parts or details in correct sequence.

Straightadjective

(Games) Constituting a straight in poker.

Straightadjective

Characterized by undeviating support, as of a principle or a political party

always votes a straight party line.a straight Democrat.

Straightadjective

Not deviating from what is considered socially normal, usual, or acceptable; conventional.

Straightadjective

Conventional to an extreme degree.

Straightadjective

Heterosexual.

Straightadjective

(Slang) Not being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Straightadjective

Not deviating from the normal or strict form

straight Freudian analysis.

Straightadjective

Not altered, embellished, or modified

does straight comedy.

Straightadjective

Concerned with serious or important matters

a straight drama without comedy or music.

Straightadjective

Of or relating to a straight man.

Straightadjective

Not mixed with anything else; undiluted

straight bourbon.

Straightadjective

Sold without discount regardless of the amount purchased.

Straightadverb

In a straight line; directly.

Straightadverb

In an erect posture; upright.

Straightadverb

(Sports) In the straight position, as in diving.

Straightadverb

Without detour or delay

went straight home.

Straightadverb

Without circumlocution; candidly

I'll say it to you straight.

Straightadverb

In a neat and orderly condition

put the living room straight.

Straightadverb

In an honest, law-abiding, or virtuous manner

lives straight.

Straightadverb

Without stopping; continuously

walked six hours straight.

Straightadverb

Without embellishment or modification

tell the joke straight.

Straightadverb

Without ice, water, or a mixer

drink whiskey straight.

Straightadverb

See straight off.

Straightadverb

See straight up.

Straightnoun

The straight part, as of a road

“The car darted forward on to the straight” (Kingsley Amis).

Straightnoun

The straight part of a racecourse between the winning post and the last turn.

Straightnoun

A straight line.

Straightnoun

A straight form or position.

Straightnoun

(Games) A poker hand containing five cards of various suits in numerical sequence, ranked above three of a kind and below a flush.

Straightnoun

A conventional person, especially one considered a member of established society.

Straightnoun

A heterosexual person.

Straightadjective

Not crooked or bent; having a constant direction throughout its length.

Straightadjective

Of a path, trajectory, etc.: direct, undeviating.

Straightadjective

Perfectly horizontal or vertical; not diagonal or oblique.

Straightadjective

(obsolete) Stretched out; fully extended.

Straightadjective

Strait; narrow.

Straightadjective

Free from dishonesty; honest, law-abiding.

Straightadjective

Direct in communication; unevasive, straightforward.

Straightadjective

In a row, in unbroken sequence; consecutive.

After four straight wins, Mudchester United are top of the league.

Straightadjective

In proper order; as it should be.

Straightadjective

Of spirits: undiluted, unmixed; neat.

Straightadjective

(cricket) Describing the bat as held so as not to incline to either side; on, or near a line running between the two wickets.

Straightadjective

(tennis) Describing the sets in a match of which the winner did not lose a single set.

Straightadjective

Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party.

a straight Republican;a straight Democrat

Straightadjective

Containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others.

a straight ballot

Straightadjective

(colloquial) Conventional, mainstream, socially acceptable.

Straightadjective

(fashion) Not plus size; thin.

the shirts only come in straight sizes, not in plus sizes; shopping at a straight-sized store

Straightadjective

(colloquial) Not using alcohol, drugs, etc.

Straightadjective

(colloquial) Heterosexual.

Straightadjective

concerning the property allowing the parallel-transport of vectors along a course that keeps tangent vectors remain tangent vectors throughout that course a course which is straight, a straight curve, is a geodesic

Straightadverb

Of a direction relative to the subject, precisely; as if following a direct line.

The door will be straight ahead of you.Go straight back.

Straightadverb

Directly; without pause, delay or detour.

On arriving at work, he went straight to his office.

Straightadverb

Continuously; without interruption or pause.

He claims he can hold his breath for three minutes straight.

Straightnoun

Something that is not crooked or bent such as a part of a road or track.

Straightnoun

(poker) Five cards in sequence.

Straightnoun

(colloquial) A heterosexual.

My friends call straights "heteros".

Straightnoun

(slang) A normal person; someone in mainstream society.

Straightnoun

(slang) A cigarette, particularly one containing tobacco instead of marijuana. Also straighter.

Straightverb

(transitive) To straighten.

Straightnoun

a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

Straightnoun

a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

Straightnoun

a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

Straightadjective

successive (without a break);

sick for five straight days

Straightadjective

having no deviations;

straight linesstraight roads across the desertstraight teethstraight shoulders

Straightadjective

(of hair) having no waves or curls;

her naturally straight hair hung long and silky

Straightadjective

erect in posture;

behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitudestood defiantly with unbowed back

Straightadjective

right; in keeping with the facts;

set the record straightmade sure the facts were straight in the report

Straightadjective

honest and morally upright;

I just want a straight answer to the questionstraight dealing

Straightadjective

no longer coiled

Straightadjective

without curves

Straightadjective

neatly arranged; not disorderly;

the room is straight now

Straightadjective

characterized by honesty and fairness;

a square dealwanted to do the square thing

Straightadjective

not homosexual

Straightadjective

accurately fitted; level;

the window frame isn't quite true

Straightadjective

without water;

took his whiskey neat

Straightadjective

reliable in matters of fact;

he was always straight with me

Straightadjective

following a correct or logical method;

straight reasoning

Straightadjective

rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

Straightadverb

without deviation;

the path leads directly to the lakewent direct to the office

Straightadverb

in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly;

he didn't answer directlytold me straight outcame out flat for less work and more pay

Straightadverb

in a straight line; in a direct course;

the road runs straight