Definitions for downright

Definitions for (adj) downright

Main entry: absolute, out-and-out, sheer, rank, right-down, downright

Definition: complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

Usage: absolute freedom; an absolute dimwit; a downright lie; out-and-out mayhem; an out-and-out lie; a rank outsider; many right-down vices; got the job through sheer persistence; sheer stupidity

Main entry: downright

Definition: characterized by plain blunt honesty

Usage: a downright answer; a downright kind of person

Definitions for (adv) downright

Main entry: downright

Definition: thoroughgoing

Usage: he is outright dishonest

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