A mythical computer instruction. Whatever is right to do at this point in the program, do that.
A new instruction has been added to the PDP-10 instruction set: Do The Right Thing. Please update your programs. (From a MOTD - Message of the day -- on an MIT ITS system.)
by A. P. Damien June 29, 2019
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a phrase used to describe something illicit, sinful, or dangerous you are about to do.
Dad: What are you doing with those cigarettes?
Son: Just going outside to do the right thing.

Guy1: Why did I see you leaving the bar with my girlfriend last night?
Guy2: Don't worry dude I was just doing the right thing.
by maxwellgardener January 23, 2009
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