right on
adjective Date: 1925 1. exactly correct — often used interjectionally to express agreement 2. (usually right-on) attuned to the spirit of the times

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  • right-on — 1) adj American admirable, thoroughgoing, authentic. A term of approval from the late 1970s which derives from right on! , the 1960s exclamation of enthusiasm, support, agreement or solidarity (itself originally from black American speech). The… …   Contemporary slang

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  • Right-On — Infobox Album | Name = Right On Type = Live album Artist = Charly Antolini Dick Morrissey Released = 1993 Recorded = 6th May 1993 Genre = Jazz Length = Label = Bellaphone Producers = Reviews = Last album = Charly Antolini Meets Dick Morrissey… …   Wikipedia

  • right on — {adj.}, {interj.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Exclamation of animated approval Yes, That s correct, You re telling the truth, we believe you, etc. * /Orator: And we shall see the promised land! Crowd: Right on!/ 2. Correct; to the point; accurate. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right on — {adj.}, {interj.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Exclamation of animated approval Yes, That s correct, You re telling the truth, we believe you, etc. * /Orator: And we shall see the promised land! Crowd: Right on!/ 2. Correct; to the point; accurate. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right-on — /ruyt on , awn /, adj. Slang. 1. exactly right or to the point. 2. up to date; relevant: a right on movie that shows conditions as they really are. [1965 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • right\ on — adj interj. slang informal 1. Exclamation of animated approval Yes, that s correct, You re telling the truth, we believe you, etc. Orator: And we shall see the promised land! Crowd: Right on! 2. Correct; to the point; accurate. The reverend s… …   Словарь американских идиом

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