What does the word straightway mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • At once; immediately.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Immediately.

Usage examples for straightway

  1. Straightway an orderly with a white flag was sent down the hill. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  2. How the blind said, as thou named their gifts, and placed them in their hands, that it seemed they could straightway behold them? – The Potato Child and Others by Mrs. Charles J. Woodbury
  3. Whereupon, she straightway began to comfort him. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates