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right-hand man

noun

Simple Definition of right-hand man

  • : a very important assistant who helps someone do a job

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of right-hand man

  1. :  a very important assistant who helps someone do a job <He/She is the CEO's right-hand man.>

Word by Word Definitions

right-handplay
  1. :  situated on the right

    :  right-handed

    :  chiefly relied on

  1. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual


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