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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