- exactly right or to the point.
- up-to-date; relevant: a right-on movie that shows conditions as they really are.
Origin of right-on
An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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Related Words for right-onbarbed, pertinent, incisive, trenchant, sarcastic, telling, sharp, genuine, sincere, unequivocal, candid, truthful, forthright, insinuating, keen, cutting, accurate, acid, acute, meaty
Examples from the Web for right-on
Contemporary Examples of right-on
Her standing in the world rankings for right-on activists took yet another dive.Aung San Suu Kyi’s Year of Living Dangerously
April 2, 2013
Historical Examples of right-on
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