rightlyadverbuk /ˈraɪt.li/ us /ˈraɪt.li/
rightly adverb (MORALLY ACCEPTABLE)
- He's very concerned about the situation and rightly so.
- She quite rightly felt very cross about how she'd been treated.
- They quite rightly said they wouldn't accept the proposal.
- She quite rightly said she wasn't going to do the extra work.
- James, quite rightly, asked her to moderate her language.
- be as pure as the driven snow idiom
- be on the side of the angels idiom
- the road to hell is paved with good intentions idiom
- the straight and narrow idiom
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rightly adverb (CORRECTLY)