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Definition of righteous


  • perfection, the ultimate in it's category
    That is one righteous car!

    Last edited on Dec 31 2003. Submitted by Donna S. from Alice, TX, USA on Dec 31 2003.


  • awesomely good; cool; exciting.
    That last wave ride was righteous!


    Citation from "It's Never Too Late for Now", 30 Rock (TV), Season 5 Episode 15 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 17 2011. Submitted by Andrea b. from Hawaii, USA on Jan 07 2003.


  • exclamation of positive sentiment (excitement, pleasure, etc.)

    Last edited on Mar 17 2011. Submitted by Andrea b. from Hawaii, USA on Jan 07 2003.

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