all righty

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adverb \¦ȯl-ˈrī-tē\
variants: or

alrighty

Definition of all righty

US, informal

  1. :  1all right 2 —usually used as an interjection All righty now, let's get started! Well, alrighty then. I guess we'll just have to agree to disagree. —often used in a joking or ironic way The flame derives from Greek mythology. According to myth, Prometheus stole sacred fire from the gods and brought it to Earth. The mythic flame has become a symbol of human reason, freedom and creativity. All righty, then. — Denise Hazlick, MSNBC.com, 9 Feb. 2006

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Origin and Etymology of all righty

1all right + -y (perhaps from reanalysis of 4-y as a diminutive or attenuating suffix)


First Known Use: 1877


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