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A comical way of writing "am I right," an interjection used to foster agreement or stimulate further conversation. He's a fool, amirite? This hotel was a fabulous choice, amirite?
rite of passage
An event or activity often performed or experienced as part of passing from one stage of life to another. Bar Mitzvah celebrations are a rite of passage as Jewish boys become men. Getting lost while trying to find their classrooms is kind of a rite of passage for freshmen at this school.