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

 

downright

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈdaʊnraɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaʊnraɪt//
 
 
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used as a way of emphasizing something negative or unpleasant She couldn't think of anything to say that wasn't downright rude. It's not just stupid—it's downright dangerous.

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