Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Characterized by a right or just claim.

Part of speech: adjective

Consonant with justice and truth.

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Usage examples "rightful":

  1. But I suppose one should give her her rightful name, from now on. - "An Alabaster Box", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley.
  2. " He was my rightful king and lord, and I owed him allegiance. - "Berlin and Sans-Souci", Louise Muhlbach.
  3. The Lollards were strengthened in their resistance to the government of the house of Lancaster by the rumour that their rightful King was yet alive. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.