out·right • adv. / ˈoutˌrīt/ 1. altogether; completely: logging has been banned outright. ∎ without reservation; openly: she couldn't ask him outright.2. immediately: the impact killed four horses outright. ∎ not by degrees or installments: they decided to buy the company outright.• adj. open and direct; not concealed: an outright refusal. ∎ total; complete: the outright abolition of the death penalty. ∎ undisputed; clear: an outright victory.