straight shooter


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straight shooter

n. Informal
One who is honest and forthright.

straight′-shoot′ing (-sho͞o′tĭng) adj.

straight shooter

n
informal a person who speaks plainly and honestly
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Noun1.straight shooter - a frank and honest person
good person - a person who is good to other people
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He was direct and would tell you exactly what he wanted you to do, he was a straight shooter and didn't go round the bush.
A charming straight shooter, she reads like a grown-up Nancy Drew, who finds herself innocently embroiled in situations and forced to solve a mystery.
Rick is a good bloke and a straight shooter, which is worth a lot.
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I regret that because I regard Joe O'Toole as a great guy, a straight shooter and that's why I asked him to do this job and I think he would have done a very good job.
Let's try something new " and at least he's a straight shooter.
I've never previously worked with the manager but it's clear he's a straight shooter and he's not one for sentiment so this is about what I can contribute on and off the park.
It requires a straight shooter who can hit targets from a long distance away--and in the outlaw business, even a straight shooter can't be trusted.
We respect him like a father because he is a straight shooter, Lopez said.
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She has proven herself to be a strong leader and a straight shooter who brought much-needed private sector sensibility into the agency.