downright

All Adjective Adverb Noun
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  • I think it's downright mean for you all to turn on a fellow so! Cited from All Aboard, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • True, the roads were none too good at best, downright bad often enough. Cited from Man to Man, by Jackson Gregory
  • I want only to be downright sure that God is looking after me all the time. Cited from The Elect Lady, by George MacDonald
  • It is quite clear that downright heat is what does me good. Cited from Letters from Egypt, by Lucie Duff Gordon
  • I mean to think that they are coming here, till we are downright sure they are not. Cited from Held Fast For England, by G. A. Henty
  • And there was only one thing that kept her from being downright sad. Cited from The Tale of Henrietta Hen, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • His only chance would be to get in one downright blow, that would break down your guard. Cited from Both Sides the Border: A Tale of Hotspur and Glendower, by G. A. Henty
  • One could be downright good if one really wanted to. Cited from The Promised Land, by Mary Antin
  • They see around them, amongst those under their influence, a great deal going on which is downright evil. Cited from The King's Cup-Bearer, by Amy Catherine Walton
  • Why, you could not have been more downright had you been an officer of the Emperor himself. Cited from The Sword Maker, by Robert Barr
  • Then he remembered one fact, and his downright honesty made him speak again. Cited from Macleod of Dare, by William Black
  • This is not exercise such as a lady should take, but downright hard work. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October, 1865, by Various
  • "How much did you get?" he asked, and his face showed downright surprise when she told him. Cited from The Real Adventure, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Really, I could almost find it in my heart to be downright angry with you both. Cited from For Treasure Bound, by Harry Collingwood
  • How can I downright like a thing I don't like? Cited from A Perilous Secret, by Charles Reade
  • There no longer remained any choice between downright flight and preparations for combat. Cited from The Water-Witch, or, The Skimmer of the Seas, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I am downright glad to see him here to-night. Cited from The King's Men, by Wheelwright, O'Reilly, Dale, and Grant
  • He was downright in all things, even in love-making. Cited from The Cockaynes in Paris, by Blanchard Jerrold
  • I'm a downright man and never take ten minutes where five's enough, so there it is. Cited from The Spinners, by Eden Phillpotts
  • You cannot be downright angry save in virtue of the love possible to you. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
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Words starting with downright

Meaning of downright

  • adverb Thoroughgoing
    he is outright dishonest