Definition of outright:
in a flash, straight off, blooming, completely, unlimited, damned, out-and-out, inexhaustible, now, pure, plain, obvious, forthwith, downright, flat-out, unrelieved, at once, complete, consummate, all-out, unmitigated, unqualified, straightaway, instantly, out-and-out, right away, dead, perfect, sheer, unbounded, crashing, utter, big, unmitigated, thoroughgoing, thorough, immediately, limited, total, positive, directly, limitless, instantaneously, arrant, like a shot, unreserved, straight-out, arrant.
He had also read that the van of an advancing army was a far more dangerous post than the rear; and, as it was said that the terrible Duke had fired at the King, he felt that he would make very little ceremony in shooting him outright; he therefore allowed the fighting party to precede him, while he advanced in a more dignified way in the same direction.- "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
- "The Girl of the Golden West", David Belasco.
- "From Jest to Earnest", E. P. Roe.