Definition of downright adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

downright

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdaʊnraɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaʊnraɪt//
 
[only before noun]
 
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used as a way of emphasizing something negative or unpleasant There was suspicion and even downright hatred between them. That’s a downright lie!

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