- Also right·wards. toward or on the right.
Origin of rightward
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Examples from the Web for rightward
Talking about Israel's "rightward" shift is an over-simplification.Understanding John Kerry's Logic
July 22, 2013
They were both moderates uncomfortable with the rightward drift of the party.What If Mitt Romney Said What He Really Thought Thursday Night
August 30, 2012
Since then, he has "'evolved' rightward," as Kim put it yesterday.Obama’s Incoherent Stance on Gay Marriage
May 8, 2012
When Republicans gavel the new House to order, the rightward flank of the party will be filled by two distinct species.The New King of Congress
November 28, 2010
While not completely immune to the rightward pull of his party, Graham has dared stick his nose outside the Republican tent.South Carolina's GOP Civil War
Samuel P. Jacobs
September 21, 2010
I have not given it soon enough, however: the machine is not checked on its rightward swing in time.'Green Balls'
Let the disc rotate clockwise, and let P be observed in its rightward oscillation.
- situated on or directed towards the right
- a variant of rightwards
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