downright definition

  • adjective:
    • Thoroughgoing; unequivocal: a downright lie.
    • Forthright; candid.
    • Directed vertically; coming straight down.
    • straight to the idea; ordinary; unambiguous; unevasive.
    • utilizing basic direct language; familiar with show opinions right and bluntly; blunt.
    • Complete; absolute; utter.
    • Plain; direct; forthright; unceremonious; blunt; good.
    • Open; artless; undisguised; absolute; unmixed.
    • characterized by basic dull sincerity
    • complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes utilized informally as intensifiers
  • adverb:
    • Thoroughly; definitely.
    • truly; really; quite; thoroughly; entirely.
    • Straight down; perpendicularly.
    • In ordinary terms; without service.
    • straight away; at once; totally.
    • thoroughgoing
  • others:
    • all the way down; along; perpendicularly.
    • In plain terms; without ceremony or circumlocution.
    • Completely; thoroughly; entirely: as, he's downright mad.
    • Forthwith; without delay; at a time.
    • Directed vertically; coming lower.
    • Directly to the purpose; simple; unambiguous; unevasive.
    • making use of plain, direct language; accustomed to express views directly and bluntly; dull.
    • full; absolute; utter.
  • noun:
    • the reduced qualities or sorts of a fleece of wool.

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