righty

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noun \ˈrī-tē\

Definition of righty

plural

righties

Examples of righty in a Sentence

  1. Our starting pitcher is a righty.

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1949

First Known Use of righty

1949


RIGHTY Defined for Kids

righty

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noun \ˈrī-tē\

Definition of righty for Students

plural

righties

  1. :  a right-handed person

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