The Alternative English Dictionary: all y'all

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all y'all {{wikipedia}} etymology Contraction of all of you all. Follows from y'all.
pronoun: {{en-pron}}
  1. (idiomatic, chiefly, US, regional, dialect, US South, colloquial) Plural form of you.
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  • All y'all is used in the Southern United States when a speaker wishes to include everyone being addressed. Y'all may refer to an indefinite set of members of a group, but all y'all definitively includes everyone in the group.
Synonyms: see the list of other second-person pronouns in you
related terms:
  • all y'all's (possessive)

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