- a right-handed person; right-hander: She's a righty.
- with the right hand; right-handed: to sketch righty.
- right-handed: a righty pitcher.
Origin of righty
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Examples from the Web for righty
Of course, most righty pundits rooted against Romney in the primaries.Right Wing Rips Mitt Romney for Refusing to Release Tax Returns
July 19, 2012
"He had the luck not to hit anything, but he suffered just the same," said Righty.
"You may if you will do whatever we tell you, and admit that you are a Dormouse," said Righty.
Righty held this one under his claw and Tom, while trying to get a word out of his friend, caught sight of it.
And Righty said never a word, but the look in his eye indicated that he thought there was something in the notion.
"All righty; but I'd shore like ter git a crack at some o' them mavericks," said Bud grudgingly.Ted Strong's Motor Car
Edward C. Taylor
- a riɡht-winger
- mainly US and Canadian a riɡht-handed person
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Word Origin and History for righty
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