Definition of straight-shooting in US English:



North American
  • See straight shooter

    • ‘The straight-shooting, hard-drinking, hard-hitting, private detective has been a staple of American cinema for almost sixty years.’
    • ‘Everyone professes to think Dean's a straight-shooting kind of guy.’
    • ‘He had a big profile and, because of his straight-shooting but generous nature, he was immensely popular.’
    • ‘What's wrong with a bit of straight talking and straight-shooting?’
    • ‘I feel lucky to have cultivated solid relationships with three decent, straight-shooting recruiters over the years, using them for hiring and finding new jobs for myself.’