enough!; hold on!; yes, now!
All right already! I will serve dinner.
Having to do with basketball: a hoop
A finger ring: the old hoop on that finger (1859+ fr underworld);
The basketball net or basket; bucket (1930s Basketball)
A basketball goal; bucket: He made six hoops last night (1940s+ Basketball)
To vomit; barf, oops: One of the guys from Emergency Services hooped into his boots over it (1980s+)
- All right with one
Also, all right by one . Agreeable to someone. For example, If you want to practice now, that’s all right with me . Although all right alone has signified acquiescence much longer (see all right , def. 5), the addition of with someone (or, sometimes, by someone ) dates from the mid-1900s.
- All right for you
I’m angry with you. This interjection usually accompanies a threat of revenge, as in All right for you—I won’t go out with you again. [ Early 1900s ]
- All righty
all righty affirmation (Variations: rightie or rightee or rightey may replace righty) A humorous or deliberately cute and childish way of saying ”all right”
- All roads lead to rome
all roads lead to rome All paths or activities lead to the center of things. This was literally true in the days of the Roman Empire, when all the empire’s roads radiated out from the capital city, Rome. Many different methods will produce the same result. For example, So long as you meet the deadline, […]