bit of right

all right

adverb
1.
yes; very well; OK: All right, I'll go with you.
2.
(used as an interrogative or interrogative tag) OK?; do you agree?: We'll deal with this problem tomorrow, all right?
3.
satisfactorily; acceptably: His work is coming along all right.
4.
without fail; certainly: You'll hear about this, all right!
adjective
5.
safe; sound: Are you all right?
6.
satisfactory; acceptable: His performance was all right, but I've seen better.
7.
Informal. reliable; good: That fellow is all right.
Idioms
8.
(a) bit of all right, British. quite satisfactory (used as an understatement): The way he saved that child's life was a bit of all right.

Origin:
1100–50; orig. adv. phrase; compare Middle English al ri(g)ht indeed, straightway, at once, late Old English eall riht just (as)

all right, alright (see usage note at alright).


See alright.
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all right
 
adj
1.  adequate; satisfactory
2.  unharmed; safe
3.  slang (US) all-right
 a.  acceptable: an all-right book
 b.  reliable: an all-right guy
 
sentence substitute
4.  very well: used to express assent
 
adv
5.  satisfactorily; adequately: the car goes all right
6.  without doubt: he's a bad one, all right
 

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