righty

noun \ ˈrī-tē \
|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

Definition of righty

plural righties

Examples of righty in a Sentence

  1. Our starting pitcher is a righty.

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First Known Use of righty

1949

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righty

noun \ ˈrī-tē \

Definition of righty for Students

plural righties
: a right-handed person

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