The Grammar GuideSpellingShould I use "alright" or "all right"?

Should I use "alright" or "all right"?

Should I use "alright" or "all right"?

The word alright is the informal, single-word spelling of the phrase all right.

You may encounter alright commonly in written dialogue, dialect, and informal writing, but all right is the only acceptable formal written form. If in doubt, use all right.

  • Everything's going to be all right.

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