from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In accordance with what is right or just; fairly.
- adv. Rightly, correctly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. According to right or justice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a righteous manner; righteously.
- In a rightful manner; according to right, law, or justice; legitimately: as, a title right-fully vested.
- Properly; fittingly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by right
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Today, the title "video artist" could be claimed by any kid with a camera, but the label rightfully belongs to Viola, who harnessed the potential of high-definition technology to produce evocative and startling snippets of video for museums and installations.
She also said this: the public rightfully is still making it anissue
He acknowledged that most Americans remain "rightfully angry" at seeing their government bail out the financial firms whose recklessness sent the housing market into a tailspin, triggered a wave of unemployment and wreaked havoc on the economy.
If your discourse starts at “libtard”, how do you work yourself into the desired frenzy when Sarah Palin rightfully calls for an end to hate-filled language that labels and demeans?
"I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue," Palin told conservative radio host Rusty Humphries.
Writers like Jeff Parker, Matt Fraction, Fred Van Lente, and Paul Tobin rightfully deserve to be at the top of the People Who Make Awesome list, but they get something of an advantage by being able to throw stuff like the Hulk or MODOK or Galactus into their stories.
"I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue," Palin said in the interview with Humphries.
He acknowledged that most Americans remain 'rightfully angry' at seeing their government bail out the financial firms whose recklessness sent the housing market into a tailspin, triggered a wave of unemployment and wreaked havoc on the economy.
Its time that Clinton gets what rightfully is hers.
I love Obama but if she wrests this nomination away from the man who rightfully is earning it, I will vote for McCain.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.