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Right-down   /raɪt-daʊn/   Listen
Right-down

adjective
1.
Complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers.  Synonyms: absolute, downright, out-and-out, rank, sheer.  "An absolute dimwit" , "A downright lie" , "Out-and-out mayhem" , "An out-and-out lie" , "A rank outsider" , "Many right-down vices" , "Got the job through sheer persistence" , "Sheer stupidity"






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"Right-down" Quotes from Famous Books



... pigsty, and wanted her poor mother to dance with the butler in the servants' hall last Christmas, when the fellow was as drunk as an owl: I hope it mayn't end in her figuring off herself with the footman; for Sophy is rather a pet of mine, and a right-down English girl after all. But, Frank, if you can't read in peace in the library, you surely could have a room fitted up for yourself up stairs; and you shall have the great reading-desk, with lights, that was your grandfather's, that stands in my little sanctum; (he made more use of it, poor ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844 • Various



Words linked to "Right-down" :   complete, absolute, downright



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