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straight shooter

n. Informal
One who is honest and forthright.

straight′-shoot′ing (-sho͞o′tĭng) adj.
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1. Informal. Having or marked by uprightness in principle and action:
2. Informal. Manifesting honesty and directness, especially in speech:
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