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Meaning of "as right as a trivet" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET

as right as a trivet play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET

as long as
as much
as near as damn it
as often as not
as old as the hills
as one man
as opposed to sth
as per
as per usual
as regards
as soon as
as straight as a die
as such
as the case may be
as the crow flies
as though
as was
as well
as well as
as yet

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET

black velvet
brevet
chevet
civet
covet
duvet
evet
grivet
minivet
olivet
palm civet
privet
rivet
swivet
Tevet
trivet
unrivet
velvet
vervet
vet

Synonyms and antonyms of as right as a trivet in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as right as a trivet» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET

Find out the translation of as right as a trivet to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

如右图所示的三脚火炉架
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como como sobre ruedas
570 millions of speakers

English

as right as a trivet
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक घडोंची के रूप में के रूप में सही
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحق كما و الركيزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как право, как подставку
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão certo como um tripé
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি trivet হিসাবে ডান হিসাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

que le droit comme trépied
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secepat mungkin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wie Recht als Untersetzer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

五徳のように右
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

삼발이 로 바로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka hak minangka trivet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như đúng như một vật có ba chân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு டிவைட் சரியானது போல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक तिखट म्हणून योग्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir süs çimdik gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

come a destra come sottopentola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w prawo w podstawce
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

як право , як підставку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ca drept ca o pirostrie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όπως σωστά ως μια πυροστιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so reg soos ´n driepoot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

så rätt som ett grytunderlägg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så rett som en trivet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as right as a trivet

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET»

The term «as right as a trivet» is used very little and occupies the 171.086 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET»

Discover the use of as right as a trivet in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as right as a trivet and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: Stra to Z
See Right. 1837. Barham, Ingoldsby Legends, ' St. Romwold.' Go home ! you'll find there all as right as a trivet. 1843. Dickens, M. Chuzzlewit, xxviii. He's all right now ; you ain't got nothing to cry for, bless you ! he's righter THAN A TRIVET. Hid.
John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley, 1904
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Dictionary of Proverbs
1847: Barham, Ing. Legends, 3rd ser: 'Blasph. Warning'. 1907: De Morgan,. Ilice- for- Sliort, ch ii. Wait till . . . she's had time to get sober, and she'll be as right as a trivet. Right as my glove. 1816: Scott, Antiquary, ch xxx. Right, Caxon, right as my  ...
George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser, Stephen J. Curtis, 2006
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Gone to the bottom
But John Roller, with a hiccough, and a more violent wink than ever, declared that he was " as right as a trivet." And not only once or twice did he declare it. Again and again, in every kind of tone, and in every kind of key, he assured me that he ...
Charles Courtenay, 1885
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A Student's Pastime: Being a Select Series of Articles ...
AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET. 1 7 explanation. He also says, 'the mark of noon on a dial is in the following passage jocularly called the Christ-cross of the dial, being the figure of a cross placed instead of xii: — " Fall to your business roundly ; the ...
Walter William Skeat, 1896
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary ...
Anonymous. Right. 1837. Barham, Ingoldsby Legends, ' St. Romwold.' Go home ! you'll findthere all as right as a trivet. 1843. Dickens, M.Chuzzlewit, xxviii. He' sallright now ; you ain't got nothingto cry for,bless you !he's righter than a trivet. Ibid.
Anonymous
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Bob Edwards' Summer Annual
we'll do the chloroform stunt, Mr. McGonigle, cut you open, dive into your poor old gut's, slosh around among your _bowels for the bullet and then—ha ha ha l—sew you up again and send you back here as right as a trivet.” The doctor threw a ...
Robert Edwards, 1921
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The Odd Fellow's Companion: Devoted to the Interests of the ...
And it passed into a byword among them—Harding being as right as a trivet. I had a plan of my own with my crews. I found spirits in that hot climate did .not agree with me, nor indeed, any fermented liquors. So for myself I prepared a mixture of ...
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Publications
At page 297 he says, " We have the proverb, for such we must call it, ' As right as a trivet.' — A trivet, as all Cockneys know, is an iron frame to support saucepans over a kitchen-fire ; and anciently it was so constructed as to be sure to fall right, ...
Manx Society, 1869
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Irresponsible Freaks, Highball Guzzlers and Unabashed ...
sew you up again and send you back here as right as a trivet." The doctor threw a peculiar glance over to Jimmy, and Jimmy understood. "Ha ha ha!" croaked that worthy, with a lump in his throat. "As right as a trivet, as right as a trivet, ha ha ha!
Bob Edwards, James Martin, 2005
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Once a Week
And it passed into a byword amongst them — Harding's being as right as a trivet. It is a Suffolk saying, you know. I had a plan of my own with my crews. I found spirits in that hot climate did not agree with me, nor, indeed, any fermented liquors.
Eneas Sweetland Dallas, 1867

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS RIGHT AS A TRIVET»

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And the doc may be as right as a trivet. But hold your horses, because a knight on a white horse is racing to the rescue, and her name is Alicia ... «NewsOK.com, Sep 13»

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