downright[ doun-rahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF downright
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOWNRIGHT
Phim sticks to it, too; tells me my peg is downright encouragement to the bacteria.
Life here is laborious, but downright want I should say rare.
We stumbled into the household at a crisis, and there was a deal of downright humanity in that same.
For my part, I call that downright countenancing of iniquity.
As a rule the downright, headstrong, and impatient became reformers.
She surely knew him, said he; he became a downright brute when he was at work.
Say another word, and we will call it downright affectation.
"The Frenchman has a throat, and throats can be slit," said the downright King.
It is marvellous, downright marvellous, how you get through it.
Whatever I know of life is associated with downright hard work.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR DOWNRIGHT
- call a spade a spade
- from the hip
- lay it on the line
- like it is
- saying what one thinks
- up front