Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “right on”

See all translations

right on

adjective uk   often disapproving us  
having beliefs that are characteristic of someone who supports the political left

right on

exclamation uk   old-fashioned slang us  
an expression of agreement or approval: "D'you want to listen to some Jimi Hendrix?" "Right on."
Translations of “right on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 左傾的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 左倾的…
(Definition of right on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of right on?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “right on” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More