1. positively
    a regular right-down bad 'un
  1. complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer stupidity
    a downright lie
    got the job through sheer persistence
    out-and-out mayhem
    many right-down vices
    a rank outsider
    absolute freedom
    an absolute dimwit
    an out-and-out lie
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How To Use right-down In A Sentence

  • But it's a wonderful pome and I'm right-down proud of it. Separate
  • It's a right-down racial war that has been all too familiar in america and it's sickening. Sources: Most uncommitted senators to endorse Obama
  • Her disposition is low-key, bringing faint grief, be different from the female with other distinctive appearance right-down .
  • But in all my life I have never seen no man, nor woman neither, show such regular right-down grief as Warrigal did for his master — the only human creature he loved in the wide world, and him lying stiff on the ground before him. Robbery Under Arms
  • many right-down vices
  • a regular right-down bad 'un
  • A regular right-down bad 'un, he roams the countryside, raping, killing, devouring, until he comes to Birmingham. Archive 2005-09-04
  • Poor Gladys was right-down upset, " said Mrs. Moon. The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters
  • Do you imagine there is a great deal of genuine right-down remorse in the world? Roundabout Papers
  • As for Men-of-War, when they chance to meet at sea, they first go through such a string of silly bowings and scrapings, such a ducking of ensigns, that there does not seem to be much right-down hearty good-will and brotherly love about it at all. Moby Dick; or the Whale
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