[ am-ahy-rahyt ]
/ ˌæm aɪˈraɪt /
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an informal variant spelling of the phrase “am I right” used to elicit agreement or solidarity at the end of an observation, or used facetiously to undermine or mock the preceding observation: So, basically, my husband is the luckiest man on Earth, amirite.College admissions essays are exercises in creative writing, amirite?!
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of amirite
First recorded in 1995–2000; by respelling
Words nearby amirite
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Example sentences from the Web for amirite
The possibilities seem endless: Who needs a trip to the liquor store when the toddler can turn water into wine, amirite?