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  • adverb Common misspelling of a lot.
  • noun Common misspelling of a lot.


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  • A loathsome word.

    December 9, 2006

  • Actually, it is two words.

    December 9, 2006

  • I was actually about to say that, It's two words.


    I had a lot to eat today.

    January 7, 2008

  • I've never understood why this is frequently written as one word. I have allotted a lot of time to this conundrum.

    October 13, 2008

  • This is a frequent misspelling and typographical error for "a lot

    March 26, 2009

  • Can we include this definition of the Alot: ?

    October 15, 2010

  • Please see the page douug linked.

    January 5, 2011

  • No one says "I read abook." Why does anyone think alot is a word?

    January 1, 2012