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right-down

adverb, adjective
  1. a variant of downright
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Historical Examples

  • And her own house is just right-down slatternly, and her children are coming up any how.

    One Snowy Night

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Be right-down good, Harold, as Paul is; and when you come to be ill—oh!

    Friarswood Post-Office

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • It's a right-down asylum for oppressed Europains—that can't be denied.'

    The Green Hand

    George Cupples

  • "Them moss baskets of Master Ferdy's are right-down pretty," said Jesse.

    The Oriel Window

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • Yes, I am right-down smitten with you, but I dont think I like anything else.