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A pleasing person or thing, especially a woman regarded in sexual terms.‘that blonde's a bit of all right’
- ‘It might not have been a wonderful contest but he is a bit of all right and I'm thinking more towards the spring rather than Christmas with him.’
- ‘However, Arthur turns out to be a bit of all right - if you like the smell of Dentugrip - so Colleen ends up agreeing to a date!’
- ‘‘She's a bit of all right,’ Barry remarked over his brother's shoulder.’
- ‘You're a bit of all right you know.’
- ‘Well I must admit he was a bit of all right, but he was very fair and explained he couldn't give me a refund, and that's not what I was looking for anyway.’
- ‘‘He's a bit of all right,’ sighed the girl in the green belly top.’
- ‘With Roge and a host of sixties bikini-babes warming up the brown leather a DBS was finally seen as a bit of all right.’
- ‘Of course, considering the financial consequences of being ‘done’ by Oprah, maybe she'd decided being ‘done’ by any club was a bit of all right.’
- ‘Gotta say, the car chase at the beginning of the Professional was a bit of all right.’
- ‘You're a bit of all right, if you don't mind me saying that.’
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