English adjective: downright
|1.||downright characterized by plain blunt honesty|
|Samples||A downright answer.|
A downright kind of person.
|2.||downright complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers|
An absolute dimwit.
A downright lie.
An out-and-out lie.
A rank outsider.
Many right-down vices.
Got the job through sheer persistence.
|Synonyms||absolute, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer|
English adverb: downright
|Samples||He is outright dishonest.|
|Domain usage||intensifier, intensive|