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[rahyt-on, -awn]
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adjective Slang.
  1. exactly right or to the point.
  2. up-to-date; relevant: a right-on movie that shows conditions as they really are.
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Origin of right-on

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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Related Words for right-on

barbed, pertinent, incisive, trenchant, sarcastic, telling, sharp, genuine, sincere, unequivocal, candid, truthful, forthright, insinuating, keen, cutting, accurate, acid, acute, meaty

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  • Through the open door to the sitting-room, and down the wall to the right-on and on she crept.

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    Eleanor H. Porter