mayn't

contraction

ˈmā-ənt How to pronounce mayn't (audio)
ˈmānt
: may not

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mayn't was circa 1631

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Cite this Entry

“Mayn't.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mayn%27t. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

mayn't

ˈmā-ənt How to pronounce mayn't (audio)
(ˈ)mānt
: may not
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