damn straight

[ dam-streyt ]

  1. (used to express emphatic affirmation or agreement): Overheard you say they’re the best band ever—damn straight!

  1. absolutely right: She’s damn straight that fame can change a person for the worse.

Origin of damn straight

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby damn straight

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How to use damn straight in a sentence

  • "You're damn straight it doesn't sound right," Urson reiterated.

    The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
  • I'm hiding behind a woman from those damn straight-left rays; and I'm not a brave Earthman.

    Twelve Times Zero | Howard Carleton Browne