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8.
Cool; okay. In the same way that people use "cool" when they really mean "okay," people (mostly African American) said "righteous" in the late 70's and early 80's. It was then picked up by the white mainstream and quickly became part of Valley Girl lingo.
"You wanna go to the store?"
"Righteous."
by Braun November 13, 2003
 
1.
Containing the best possible attributable qualities.
Oh, man, that lasagna was righteous!
by steveisright November 21, 2003
 
2.
Awesome, amazing, cool, exciting, etc. Often associated with surfers.
Dude! That wave was righteous, man. That so totally rocked.
by goldemar September 22, 2004
 
3.
A state of extreme perfection bordering on divinity that bestows moral authority upon the subject.
Dude, did you see Chuck Norris kick all those guys in the head ? That was righteous!
by poot1 June 19, 2008
 
4.
Amazingly amazing.
"Dude, that is fucking righteous!"
by yesithinkso August 20, 2008
 
5.
The ultimate of anything, especially sins of pleasure like lust, gulttony & greed. This is in opposition to the webster meaning: Characterized by uprightness or morality. The religious link is the righeous naughtiness is the God created ultimate of said naughtiness.
1. Sex: Righteous ass. I wana %^({ it
2. Drugs: Righteous bud. I wana smoke it.
3. Music: Righteous tune, Play it while doing 1, 2, and 4.
4. Food: Righteous pizza. I ate a whole pie and a piece after smoking the righteous bud, now i wana work it off doing the nasty with your righteous ass.....
by Septhomas May 11, 2011
 
6.
Outmoded seventies slang meaning "great" or "cool".
We painted the radiator pongee and it looks really righteous.
by Melissa Mouse May 17, 2005
 
7.
A modification of right. Used when one realises something, or is told something by someone else.
E.g 1

you have to turn the stove to 100c

Oh righteous.

E.g 2

Oh righteous i gotta put that over there.
by nutshak February 26, 2009