couldn't

contraction
\ ˈku̇-dᵊnt How to pronounce couldn't (audio) , -dᵊn, dialectal also ˈku̇-tᵊn(t) or ˈku̇nt\

Definition of couldn't

: could not

First Known Use of couldn't

1646, in the meaning defined above

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couldn't

\ ˈku̇-dᵊnt How to pronounce couldn't (audio) \

Kids Definition of couldn't

: could not I couldn't unlock the door.

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