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right

1. adjective, informal Total; utter. I felt like a right idiot after getting my test results back. I can't believe what she said. She can be a right jerk sometimes. This is a right mess you've gotten us into.
2. adverb, informal Very; extremely. That was a right pretty speech my opponent just gave, but it doesn't tell the whole truth. Well, that was a right silly thing to do, don't you think?
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right

at a certain time exactly or precisely at a specific place or time. Meet me at this corner right at 3:00 P.M. The restaurant is right at First and Main Streets.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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