Definition of allus in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɔːləz//ˈaləz/


  • ‘‘Why is she allus right and me allus wrong?’’
    non-standard spelling of always
    • ‘I allus thought the critter was a crayfish, but meant to evoke Scorpio, the moody, dangerous Water Sign.’
    • ‘It's good that your father's well, but then he allus did manage to fall on his feet didn't he?’
    • ‘Doc Harris knows what he's talking about and we allus knew this would happen.’
    • ‘Mary's wearin’ the long black dress that allus made her look so prim an’ proper, a real contrast to Marcie.’
    • ‘When we reckoned on t'Saturday night (we allus reckoned on t'Saturday, you know), we had £50, and then there was the expenses to come off after that.’


Mid 19th century: representing a regional pronunciation.