from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a half-dead or moribund condition; depressed; melancholy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective To the death; mortally.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb obsolete to the death; mortally


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French à la mort, to the death. Compare amort.



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  • The innocent pay simple court

    Not knowing that love is blood sport.

    Who enters those lists

    Expecting sweet trysts

    Soon finds they're engaged alamort.

    June 4, 2016

  • Worst. Apple pie. Ever.

    June 4, 2016

  • Ha! Good one, alexz, although it took me a while to realize that I was not getting an extremely bad review.

    June 4, 2016

  • I'm a bit hard of hearing, so I shouldn't be opening a cafe and serving apple pie.

    June 5, 2016