right-ho

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right-ho

  1. Alternative spelling of righto
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter III:
      I mean to say, when a girl, offered a good man's heart, laughs like a bursting paper bag and tells him not to be a silly ass, the good man is entitled, I think, to assume that the whole thing is off. In the light of this [marriage] announcement in The Times I could only suppose that on one of these occasions, unnoticed by me possibly because my attention had wandered, she must have drooped her eyes and come through with a murmured ‘Right-ho.’ Though when this could have happened, I hadn't the foggiest.

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