quite right

Definition of quite right

chiefly British

  1. —used to say that one thinks someone did the right thing “After I was treated so rudely, I complained to the management.” “And quite right, too!”

Word by Word Definitions

quiteplay
  1. :  wholly, completely

    :  to an extreme :  positively

    :  to a considerable extent :  rather

rightplay
  1. :  righteous, upright

    :  being in accordance with what is just, good, or proper

    :  conforming to facts or truth :  correct

  1. :  qualities (such as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval

    :  something to which one has a just claim: such as

    :  the power or privilege to which one is justly entitled

  1. :  according to right

    :  in the exact location, position, or moment :  precisely

    :  in a suitable, proper, or desired manner

  1. :  to do justice to :  redress the injuries of

    :  justify, vindicate

    :  avenge


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