The Quick Answer
If you are writing to a pedantic audience, then use all right and not alright.
Alright and All Right
Believe it or not, the word alright
is still not universally accepted as a word. Therefore, if you are writing to a pedantic audience, you should use all right
instead of alright
. For example:
Read more about alright and all right
- Are you all right?
- Everything is alright.
- All right, calm down.
Alright Will Soon Be All Right
Like altogether, almost and already, the word alright is now widely accepted too. However, be aware that several dictionaries still record it as an erroneous word.