plural righties

Examples of righty in a Sentence

Our starting pitcher is a righty.
Recent Examples on the Web Traded to Texas that November, the 33-year-old righty had shoulder surgery and never pitched for the Rangers. Tom Layberger, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 If the soreness doesn’t crop up again, the expectation is that the 26-year-old righty will be ready for Opening Day, if only stretched out to 70 or 80 pitches. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 27 Feb. 2024 The 28-year-old righty has made 32 career MLB appearances (30 starts), all with the Cincinnati Reds in 2021 and 2022. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 23 Feb. 2024 The 6-foot-6, 250-pound righty fell to the ground after his right foot appeared to slip out on the pitching rubber during his delivery. Joe Noga, cleveland, 29 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for righty 

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of righty was in 1949

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“Righty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/righty. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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