straight shooter


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Synonyms for straight shooter

a frank and honest person

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Me: He has a reputation as a straight shooter, but he lies.
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.
If you are more of a straight shooter then the 'Straight Navarro' will ease your practical temperament with a combination of low waist and straight leg that build the perfect everyday look.
Model Mark Twain, the "straight shooter." This great American writer was a master of wit and commentary that cut to the heart of a matter.
She has proven herself to be a strong leader and a straight shooter who brought much-needed private sector sensibility into the agency."
Lawrence, who plays Katniss Everdeen for the third time in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1,'' opening Friday, is known for being a straight shooter -- and not just with a bow and arrow.
Murray has been featured in several articles and received special recognition in Carolyn's Kepcher's book "Carolyn 101: Business Lessons from The Apprentice's Straight Shooter."
We know which candidates lie through their teeth about where they stand, no matter what kind of a straight shooter their websites and ads say they are.
The bowler said that Lehmann seemed like a straight shooter and everyone said that he was one.
STRAIGHT SHOOTER Nadal picked up his first straight sets win of this year's French Open against Fabio Fognini but made hard work of it
Welch, long known by industry insiders as a straight shooter, reiterated in a conference call with analysts that his long-term vision for YRC remains built on improving profitability in LTL freight.
For over a century, a person who could be counted on to always tell the truth was called a "straight shooter." The expression was common across the social spectrum, including our political plutocracy.
In May he hit back at union criticism of his management style saying "I am a straight shooter, I don't sugarcoat and I might irritate some people."