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Definition of "right-hand" []

  • Of, relating to, or located on the right. (adjective)
  • Relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand. (adjective)
  • Most helpful or reliable: my right-hand assistant. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, located on, or moving towards the right (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • For use by the right hand; right-handed (adjective)

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Use "right-hand" in a sentence
  • "Label the right-hand column “Things I Want to Change or Improve.”"
  • "He did hire Emanuel as his right-hand man, not the most bipartisan of guys."
  • "Can you envision a version of House in which Dr. Crankypants doesn't rely on right-hand man Wilson?"