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Origin of right-on
Words nearby right-on
Example sentences from the Web for right-on
Her standing in the world rankings for right-on activists took yet another dive.
Through the open door to the sitting-room, and down the wall to the right-on and on she crept.Across the Years|Eleanor H. Porter
British Dictionary definitions for right-on
Idioms and Phrases with right-on
An exclamation of enthusiasm or encouragement, as in You've said it really well—right on! This interjection has a disputed origin. Some believe it comes from African-American slang (it was recorded in Odum and Johnson's The Negro and His Songs, 1925); others feel it is a shortening of right on target, used by military airmen, or right on cue, theatrical slang for saying the right lines at the right time. [Slang; first half of 1900s] Also see way to go.