right-hand

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adjective \ ˈrīt-ˌhand \

Definition of right-hand

1 :situated on the right
3 :chiefly relied on
  • his right-hand man

First Known Use of right-hand

1567


right hand

noun

Definition of right hand

1 a :the hand on a person's right side
b :an indispensable person
2 a :the right side
b :a place of honor

First Known Use of right hand

before 12th century



RIGHT-HAND Defined for English Language Learners

right-hand

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adjective

Definition of right-hand for English Language Learners

  • : located closer to your right hand : located on the right side

  • : made for the right hand


RIGHT-HAND Defined for Kids

right-hand

adjective \ ˈrīt-ˌhand \

Definition of right-hand for Students

1 :located on the right side
3 :relied on most of all
  • He's her right-hand man.

Medical Dictionary

right-hand

adjective \ ˈrīt-ˌhand \

medical Definition of right-hand

1 :situated on the right

right hand

noun

medical Definition of right hand

1 :the hand on a person's right side
2 :the right side


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