rightward

[ rahyt-werd ]
/ ˈraɪt wərd /

adverb

Also right·wards. toward or on the right.

adjective

situated on the right.
directed toward the right.

Origin of rightward

First recorded in 1805–15; right + -ward

OTHER WORDS FROM rightward

right·ward·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for rightwards

  • Then he tried the same experiment on her left eye, rightwards, with the same result.

    The Martian|George Du Maurier

British Dictionary definitions for rightwards (1 of 2)

rightwards

rightward

/ (ˈraɪtwədz) /

adverb

towards or on the right

British Dictionary definitions for rightwards (2 of 2)

rightward
/ (ˈraɪtwəd) /

adjective

situated on or directed towards the right

adverb

a variant of rightwards
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