Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: right-hand
IPA transcription: [ɹaɪth'ænd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: right-hand(a)
    Meaning: located on or directed toward the right; "a right-hand turn"
  • Synonyms: right(a), right-hand(a)
    Meaning: intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove"
Usage examples
  • "Sir, my right-hand correspondent redoubles his signals; he is impatient."
  • Sandy had said the left-hand side coming down, so it must be the right-hand side going up.
  • The fox, hard run, and nearly spent, first made his appearance from the copse which clothed the right-hand side of the valley.
  • Drawing a cunningly wrought key from his pocket-pouch, he removed the cover of the right-hand dial of the controlling destination compass.
  • He went to South Africa as aide and right-hand man to Sir John French--the general whom he was to succeed in later years on the battlefields of France.
  • His most acute emotion he expressed by fingering the right-hand side of his ragged beard, whilst his eyes seemed to smoulder as his thoughts slowly took shape.
  • "On the right-hand pavement--she must be almost out of sight now." Catherine looked round and saw Miss Tilney leaning on her brother's arm, walking slowly down the street.
  • 'And now which is which?' she said to herself, and nibbled a little of the right-hand bit to try the effect: the next moment she felt a violent blow underneath her chin: it had struck her foot!
  • And when they came to the open land They wheeled, deployed and stood; Midmost were Marcus and the King, And Eldred on the right-hand wing, And leftwards Colan darkling, In the last shade of the wood.
  • Scarcely drawing the rein, Blantyre shouted, "Which way?" "To the right!" cried the woman, pointing with her hand, and away we went up the right-hand road; then for a moment we caught sight of her; another bend and she was hidden again.