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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

frequent spelling of all right, attested from 1893.There are no such forms as all-right, or allright, or alright, though even the last, if seldom allowed by the compositors to appear in print, is often seen ... in MS. [Fowler]

  1. (nonstandard form of all right English)http://wordnetwe

  2. Satisfactory; okay; in acceptable order. interj. 1 (context informal English) Used to indicate acknowledgement or acceptance; OK 2 (context UK informal English) generic greeting.

  1. adj. nonstandard usage

  2. adv. used to reinforces an assertion; "it's expensive all right" [syn: all right, without doubt]

  3. sentence-initial expression of agreement [syn: very well, fine, all right, OK]

  4. 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]

Alright (Janet Jackson song)

"Alright" is a song by American singer-songwriter Janet Jackson from her fourth studio album Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989). It was released as the album's fourth single on March 4, 1990, by A&M Records.

Alright (Supergrass song)

"Alright" is a song by British alternative rock band Supergrass. It was released with "Time" as a double A-side single from their debut album I Should Coco on 3 July 1995.


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Alright (Jamiroquai song)

"Alright" is the third single from British funk/ acid jazz band Jamiroquai's third studio album, Travelling Without Moving. It was released on 28 April 1997 on Sony Soho Square in the United Kingdom and 23 September 1997 on Sony Music in the United States. The song was written by Jay Kay. The song peaked at #6 on the UK Singles Chart. It is the group's only single to chart on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

The song contains samples from Eddie Harris' "It's All Right Now" and Idris Muhammad's "Could Heaven Ever Be Like This."

The song appears in the next gen version of Grand Theft Auto V on the Non-Stop Pop FM station.

Alright (Kris Kross song)

"Alright" is the first single released from Kris Kross' second album Da Bomb. The song was produced and written by Jermaine Dupri and featured reggae star, Super Cat on the chorus.

Sampling Slave's "Just a Touch of Love", "Alright" was officially released on July 13, 1993 as the lead single from Da Bomb and became the album's biggest hit, peaking at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the duo's third single to reach #1 on the Hot Rap Singles (" Jump" and " Warm It Up" being the first two). "Alright" also contains a diss to rival group, Da Youngstas, who had been critical of Kris Kross due to their success on the Billboard charts and the fact that they did not write their lyrics. Chris Kelly AKA "Mac Daddy" responded with the lyric "I didn't come out wack I came out right, unlike them moles who choose to pass da mic", an obvious reference to Da Youngstas single "Pass da Mic".

"Alright" was certified gold by the RIAA on September 14, 1993 for sales of 500,000 copies.

Alright (Darius Rucker song)

"Alright" is a song co-written and recorded by American singer Darius Rucker, lead vocalist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. It was released in April 2009 as the third single from his first country music album Learn to Live. Rucker co-wrote the song with producer Frank Rogers.

Alright (Cast song)

"Alright" is the second single by the Liverpool britpop band Cast, fronted by ex La's bassist John Power. The song is taken from the debut album All Change.

Alright (Kendrick Lamar song)

"Alright" is a song by American rapper Kendrick Lamar, taken from his third album To Pimp a Butterfly (2015). Lyrically a festive song about hope, it features uncredited vocals from the song's co-producer Pharrell Williams during the chorus. "Alright" was released to radio stations as the album's fourth single on June 30, 2015. Both the track and its music video received acclaim from critics, highlighting their message in the social context of the time. The song was associated with Black Lives Matter after several youth lead protests were heard chanting the chorus, with some publications calling "Alright" the "unifying soundtrack" of the movement. "Alright" received four nominations at the 58th Grammy Awards: Song of the Year, Best Music Video, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song, winning the two latter.

Usage examples of "alright".

She opened her mouth as if to ask if I were alright, but the next person in line distracted her.

I guess it was alright that he looked this good, but for a moment when I looked into that plump, smiling face, I was afraid.

I then suss them out and if they look alright, I tell them that my intended occupants are late and they can get in.

She had wanted to run over and see if the woman was alright, and find out who it was, but Efrem needed her help carrying the injured man.

Oriana was alright, but she knew he needed someone to stand strong for him.

TV screen, his best and only friend, the giant Zenith, literally bigger than he is, bigger than life, an angel, a devil, a god, sucking in amber waves of radiation that will cause his hair to repeal at twenty-three, watching Johnny fucking Quest fight the lizards and live the two-dimensional four-color good life like a young, cartoon Hemingway, wishing his mom and dad were there to hold him and tell him that everything was alright and to promise him that life would not become boring and predictable and that he would not wish for death while slurping booze in a death-disco fernless bar while being watched -- and he KNEW it -- through small eyes by two dead-fish women whose bitterness was oozing through their skin, literally, oozing, only to be held in check by a wall, a fortification, really, of caked-on, buckling makeup, psychically pin-pricked by these lumps of plodding DNA?

A rather portly woman passing by saw her apparently sobbing into a towel and stormed over with a couple of similarly-indignant friends to ask in a rather accusatory tone if everything was alright, already glaring daggers at me.

After they went on this way for a while Aunt Mae said alright, like I knew she wanted to say when they first asked her.

Most of them acted like they were afraid of Mother ever coming down into town and just asked me to be sure she was alright up on the hill.

Most of all Edwina wanted to see a specialist to make sure that Teddy was alright and Fannie did not lose her frostbitten fingers.

Edwina continued to hear from her aunt Liz, although letters were few and far between, and they were coming out of Europe by circuitous routes, but she seemed to be alright in spite of dreadful weather and terrible shortages of fuel and food.

I was quite alright last night, my parents know about it, perhaps better than me, I had a small symptom of it last night already.

I want to be told it will be alright, but I am far too old to believe such comforting lies.

They were getting ready to transfer him to the work camp at Comstock and would only let me see him for a few minutes He was doing alright, I guess, but he still has more than three years to serve.

Every time I drew breath I could hear Merle whispering, "It's alright, it's alright, Anita, it's alright.