Definitions

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  • phrase Ought to.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I refuse to read any children's book that uses the word "oughter" to rhyme with

    mamapundit

  • "Ah know," he responded, hastily; "you hadn 'oughter' a 'done hit.

    A Tar-Heel Baron

  • But he crossed over on the stones, and with a "I really oughter take that hike," the need of the precaution passed out of his mind and he fell to work.

    All Gold Cañon

  • But the best Disney hero song (outside of maybe Davy Crockett) was for Texas John Slaughter, for "Texas John Slaughter made 'em do what they oughter, 'cause if they didn't, they died."

    David E.

  • I oughter 'a ben in Klondike by now, if I'd had any luck at all.

    CHAPTER I

  • But the best Disney hero song (outside of maybe Davy Crockett) was for Texas John Slaughter, for "Texas John Slaughter made 'em do what they oughter, 'cause if they didn't, they died."

    David E.

  • "You oughter have some sleep," Elijah counselled gravely.

    Chapter VI

  • But the best Disney hero song (outside of maybe Davy Crockett) was for Texas John Slaughter, for "Texas John Slaughter made 'em do what they oughter, 'cause if they didn't, they died."

    David E.

  • But he crossed over on the stones, and with a "I really oughter take that hike," the need of the precaution passed out of his mind and he fell to work.

    All Gold Canon

  • But the best Disney hero song (outside of maybe Davy Crockett) was for Texas John Slaughter, for "Texas John Slaughter made 'em do what they oughter, 'cause if they didn't, they died."

    David E.

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