American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Nonstandard All right. See Usage Note at all right.
- adv. without doubt (used to reinforce an assertion)
- adv. an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
- adj. nonstandard usage
- adv. in a satisfactory or adequate manner
- From all + right. Compare Old English eallriht ("all-right, just, exactly"), equivalent to al- (“all”) + right. (Wiktionary)
“I can log in alright but everytime I go to a different page, I have to do it over each time I return to the forums.”
“Mail is coming in alright and so are private parcels.”
“Yeah you are building a mountain alright a mountain of stupidity.”
“Oh, I struggle with a lot of things -- some of which you might wonder why -- but my faith that, as Bob Marley said, "Everything's gonna be alright," is rock solid.”
“In fact, I am glad to use both — all right represents unreserved support whereas alright is more a statement of passability:”
“And the only time I feel alright is when I'm into drinking”
“Wow, mesmerizing is the word alright ... and I was wondering the same too ... how do you not crash into the walls?”
“They cite a letter from "a New York businessman named William E. Scott" from September 25, 1913:I wish you would submit to your experts the feasibility of putting the word alright into use.”
“That's the problem with moderates too - they want the coin alright, just the right side up.”
““alright is an incorrect spelling of all right and an illogical form thereof.””
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