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Definition of "rightward" [right•ward]

  • To or on the right. (adverb)

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.

Use "rightward" in a sentence
  • "But, Jane, I think you hit on an even more important question, which is why is a Republican complaining about the so-called rightward shift of the party?"
  • "Various things could be done to compensate for the 1ft 5in rightward lean."
  • "I went over the speech beforehand and wrote a column previewing the speech, in which the landslide re-election winner of the November past called on his rightward-leaning party to head more towards the center."