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The Python String rstrip() method is used to trim the string from right side only. This method has one optional parameter which is used to specify trim character(s). Default value of this parameter is whitespace.

Syntax

string.rstrip(character(s))

Parameters

character(s) Optional. Character(s) which need to be trimmed from right side of the string. default value is whitespace.

Return Value

Returns the string which is right side trimmed version of the given string.

Example:

In the below example, rstrip() method to used to trim the specified characters from the right side of the string.

MyString = "   Hello World!   "
#trim whitespaces from right side of the string
print(MyString.rstrip())

MyString = "@*Hello, World*@"
#trim * and @ from right side of the string
print(MyString.rstrip("*@"))

The output of the above code will be:

   Hello World!
   
@*Hello, World

❮ Python String Methods