press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"
home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
implement used to brand live stock
a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"
stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
incapable of or resistant to bending;
designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure
incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances;
fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare";
incapable of compromise or flexibility
resembling steel in hardness
resembling steel as in hardness; "steely eyes"; "steely nerves like those of a steeplejack"
not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
the rear part of a ship
of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"
without water; "took his whiskey neat"
without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
(of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
free from curves or angles; "a straight line"
a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
no longer coiled
a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"
without deviation; "the
pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"