AskDefine | Define alright

Dictionary Definition

alright adj : nonstandard usage adv
1 used to reinforces an assertion; "it's expensive all right" [syn: all right, without doubt]
2 sentence-initial expression of agreement [syn: very well, fine, all right, OK]
3 in a satisfactory or adequate manner; "she'll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right') [syn: okay, O.K., all right]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. alternative spelling of all right Considered by some to be an incorrect spelling.

Adverb

  1. alternative spelling of all right Considered by some to be an incorrect spelling.

Interjection

  1. alternative spelling of all right Considered by some to be an incorrect spelling.

Related terms

Extensive Definition

Alright may refer to:
In music:
In other uses:
  • Allright (German: Allreit), a German automobile

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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