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 did warn that Russia continues to attempt to interfere in American elections and said Mueller was a "consummate professional and straight shooter" and did not doubt the special counsel's work.
Doherty is a straight shooter and doesn't mince his words.
If you bring a 'straight shooter' in from another industry to the insurance industry it can be very traumatic/shocking for them to discover how the new business numbers and retention percentages are actually met; it often has nothing to do with taking that gulp and asking for a sale, it has to do with fudging numbers.
Personally, I'm a straight shooter. I'm very cut and dry sometimes.
"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.
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."
She was the proverbial "straight shooter" and would be there for anyone if she thought they were being fair dinkum with her.