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righty

[ rahy-tee ]
/ ˈraɪ ti /
Informal.
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noun, plural right·ies.

a right-handed person; right-hander: She's a righty.

adverb

with the right hand; right-handed: to sketch righty.

adjective

right-handed: a righty pitcher.

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Origin of righty

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; right + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for righty

righty
/ (ˈraɪtɪ) /

noun plural riɡhties informal

a riɡht-winger
mainly US and Canadian a riɡht-handed person
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