righty

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right·y

 (rī′tē) Informal
n. pl. right·ies
1. A right-handed person.
2. An advocate or member of the political right.
adv.
With the right hand or in a right-handed manner: throws righty; eats righty.

righty

(ˈraɪtɪ)
n, pl righties
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a right-winger
2. chiefly US and Canadian a right-handed person

right•y


(ˈraɪ ti)
n., pl. right•ies,
adj., adv. Informal. n.
1. a right-handed person.
adj. adv.
3. with the right hand.
[1945–50]
Translations

righty

n (inf)
(Pol) → Rechte(r) mf
(esp US: = right-handed person) → Rechtshänder(in) m(f)
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