[ rahy-tee ]
/ ˈraɪ ti /

noun, plural right·ies.

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


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


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

/ (ˈraɪtɪ) /

noun plural riɡhties informal

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