rightly meaning

[ 'raitli ] Pronunciation:   "rightly" in a sentence
Adverb: rightly  rItlee
  1. With honesty
    "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
    - justly, justifiedly

See also: right


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  1. she has been sacked, and rightly so.
  2. he was rightly furious at the decision.
  3. he was fairly and rightly cornered.
  4. perhaps the process should rightly be called fluoridation.
  5. he is rightly served.

Related Words

  1. righting meaning
  2. rightish meaning
  3. rightism meaning
  4. rightist meaning
  5. rightless meaning
  6. rightmost meaning
  7. rightness meaning
  8. righto meaning
  9. rights meaning
  10. rights agreement (aka "poison pill") meaning
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