right on

adjective

1
: exactly correct
often used interjectionally to express agreement
2
usually right-on : attuned to the spirit of the times

Examples of right on in a Sentence

Her assessment of the situation was right on. one of the right-on people

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of right on was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Right on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20on. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

right on

interjection
used to show agreement or to give encouragement
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