\ ˌrīt-ˈō How to pronounce righto (audio) , ˈrī-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of righto

used to express cheerful concurrence, assent, or understanding

First Known Use of righto

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of righto was in 1896

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“Righto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/righto. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of righto

British, informal + old-fashioned used to say that you agree with, understand, or accept something that you have been told

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