noun (plural righties) Date: 1949 right-hander 2

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  • righty — [rīt′ē] n. pl. righties Slang ☆ 1. a right handed person 2. a person with right wing political views or affiliations …   English World dictionary

  • righty — /ruy tee/, n., pl. righties, adv., adj. Informal. n. 1. a right handed person; right hander: She s a righty. adv. 2. with the right hand; right handed: to sketch righty. adj. 3. right handed: a righty pitcher. [1945 50, Amer.; RIGHT + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • righty — 1. noun A right handed person. Syn: right hander Ant: lefty 2. interjection Right; used to indicate agreement or change of topic …   Wiktionary

  • righty — n. right hander, righthanded person, person who is more skillful with his/her right hand; person with right wing political views adv. with the right hand; using the right hand adj. right handed, using the right hand; carrying out with the right… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • righty — noun (plural righties) N. Amer. informal 1》 a right handed person. 2》 a right wing person …   English new terms dictionary

  • righty — cvb right•y [[t]ˈraɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. right•ies, adj. adv. inf 1) a right handed person 2) right handed 3) with the right hand • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • righty — ˈrīd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: right handed (I) + y (I) : right hander …   Useful english dictionary

  • righty-ho — interjection a) To indicate agreement But it is curiously difficult to say to John Simpson, Actually, Im scared of flying. So, instead, I say Righty ho, and a few days later he is striding into the lobby of the Durban Hilton to meet me. b) To… …   Wiktionary

  • righty-ho — exclamation variant of righto …   English new terms dictionary

  • righty-ho — …   Useful english dictionary

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