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right-down

adjective

Definition of right-down

:characterized by genuineness or thoroughness :complete, thorough
  • a real right-down New York trotter
  • —T. C. Haliburton
  • many right-down vices
  • —Richard Free

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Origin and Etymology of right-down

3right + down


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right-down

adverb \ " \

Definition of right-down

:without reserve or limitation :positively, thoroughly, very
  • a regular right-down bad 'un
  • —Charles Dickens

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