I'm

contraction

ˈīm How to pronounce I'm (audio)
 also  ˈäm,
əm
: I am

Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of I'm was in 1584

Cite this Entry

“I'm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/I%27m. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

I'm

: I am
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