Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


"well!" French, literally "let us go," first person plural imperative of aller "to go."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for allons
Historical Examples
  • allons, there is no road yet, but we are all Aarons with rods of our own.

  • Some one in the second section intoned the regimental march, 'allons, giron.'

    Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin
  • Some one in the second section intoned the regimental march, "allons, Giron."

    A Soldier of the Legion Edward Morlae
  • My wife slit them; we have no parish flag, so I said—allons!

    An Old English Home S. Baring-Gould
  • After which the girl retook her place in the fiacre and said "allons!"

    Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
  • Then, with the movement of the emigrant readjusting his knapsack, she added, 'allons!

  • "allons, Gi-may," cried the driver to the horse as he touched him with the whip.

    Bob Hunt in Canada

    George W. Orton
  • Somehow, there's an eternity of "time" in that sentence; but n'importe: allons!

  • But Madame Bolivard, as has been remarked, was a brave femme; and allons donc!

    Septimus William J. Locke
  • "allons" said Andrew with a caressing touch on the dog's head.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke

Word of the Day

Nearby words for allons

Word Value for allons

Scrabble Words With Friends