straight arrow

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Synonyms for straight arrow

a frank and honest person

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The Journey Begins from Straight Arrow Productions is a new DVD the whole family is sure to love.
In the first chapter, "The Mohican Syndrome and Super 'Wannabes': Ain't Nothin Like the Real Thing," Sheyahshe shows how the "Cooperesque idea of a non-Native becoming a better 'Indian' than the real ones" infuses early comics such as White Indian (1949) and Straight Arrow (1950).
Abigail Jaye as love interest Emma Fairfax and Ako Mitchell as tribal leader Straight Arrow also give fabulous performances.
Peck, a Nickelodeon veteran, completely reinvents his teen-idol image while Kingsley is a laugh riot as a former straight arrow spiraling out of control.
While Gross's entrance into the financial planning foray has been mostly a straight arrow, Bogen's has been roundabout.
So we cannot any longer just say: "We know Jimmy Fortune is a straight arrow, therefore that defeat does not require discussion.
Aside from Timberlake's poorly-acted crusading journo, also ranged against them is Pulitzer-winning editor Morgan Freeman doing his familiar wise old black man routine (he's even named Moses) and Kevin Spacey in a bad wig paying the rent as the straight arrow police investigator, while LL Cool J's on hand as the new FRAT member with a conscience.
Lord is a straight arrow, conventional Yale-educated lawyer who loses her job after a run-in with Solomon in the courtroom.
It could be the sound of the church, like the Bay City Texas-based Jones Family Singers, who hit the stage at full gospel throttle and barely stopped to breathe in the course of a set that had everyone on their feet testifying even the horn-rimmed, straight arrow fortysomething in front of us doing a wondrously unself conscious imitation of a Steve Martin happy dance.
Freeh's aim was to draw a contrast between his straight arrow at the FBI and Bill Clinton's sleazy behavior over at the White House.
Quinn, whose ambitions include a possible future on the Supreme Court, has impressive credentials--West Point graduate, Vietnam veteran, stellar legal background--and a "reputation as a straight arrow.
Tough girl Lea Leander (Stanwyck) has been arrested for her third count of shoplifting and faces straight arrow prosecutor John Sargent (MacMurray).
An unproblematic straight arrow who bought into deconstruction, buffered from the sordid economics of the university, she struck me as a true believer who "inherited" a methodological pedigree, and money.
Taking such a decisive stance at a time of geopolitical and internal national upheaval was a bold move for such a straight arrow politician.
He was genial and hard working and a straight arrow.