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righty

play
noun \ˈrī-tē\

Definition of righty

plural

righties



Examples of righty in a sentence

  1. Our starting pitcher is a righty.



1949

First Known Use of righty

1949

Rhymes with righty

flighty, mighty, nightie, whity


RIGHTY Defined for Kids

righty

play
noun \ˈrī-tē\

Definition of righty for Students

plural

righties

  1. :  a right-handed person




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