oughta

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Contraction[edit]

oughta

  1. (colloquial or dialectal) Contraction of ought to.
    There oughta be a law against that.
    Oughta've smashed her lying mouth again last night.
    We oughta get rid of violent and misogynist examples, like the above sentence.
    You oughta chill out bro, it was just an example.
    Normalizing such violence oughta cause it to just go unchecked.

See also[edit]

  • to (particle)

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