gonna

pronunciation spelling
gon·​na | \ ˈgə-nə How to pronounce gonna (audio) , gə-nə \

Definition of gonna

used for "going to" in informal speech and in representations of such speech "It's not gonna be easy.""They're gonna get married in July.""I felt like something bad was gonna happen."

First Known Use of gonna

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Gonna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonna. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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