righty for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (raɪtɪ) also rightie
Word forms: righties
1. countable noun
If you refer to someone as a righty, you mean that they have conservative or capitalistviews. [mainly British, informal, disapproval] ⇒ Bob is a moderate Republican but he has to keep the righties happy.
2. countable noun
A righty is someone, especially a sports player, who is right-handed. [mainly US, informal] ⇒ I had a bit of trouble in the first couple of sets getting used to a serve coming from a righty.