Oughtta

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Definition

you oughtta (brush your hair) (spoken English): you should, I advise you to, it would be good for you to (brush your hair) (spoken English)
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Oughtta is a written representation of how 'ought to' is sometimes pronounced in conversation (especially by US English speakers).

Examples

  • "-Yeah, somebody oughtta hit you on the head"

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