What does the word outright mean?

Usage examples for outright

  1. The Rakshasa came near and said, You are the youth with the moon on your forehead and stars on the palms of your hands; I would have swallowed you outright, had you not called me uncle, and had you not said that your aunt had sent you to me. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  2. " Good heavens, but I couldn't study medicine like my father and grandfather," cried Marietta, laughing outright. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  3. The old Squire thought a heap of him, and nothin' but his pride kept him from ownin' the child outright and treatin' him like he was his own flesh and blood. – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall
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