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downright

down·right

downright

 
pronunciation:
daUn raIt
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: absolute.
a downright shame
synonyms:
absolute, arrant, complete, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, straight-out, thoroughgoing, total, utter
similar words:
categorical, indisputable, plain, plumb, rank, undeniable, unmitigated, unqualified
definition 2: forthright; straightforward.
synonyms:
candid, forthright, frank, open, outspoken, straight-out, straightforward
similar words:
aboveboard, blunt, clear, direct, forthcoming, outright, plain-spoken, sincere
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: thoroughly; completely.
synonyms:
absolutely, altogether, completely, entirely, thoroughly, totally, utterly, wholly
similar words:
plumb