mayn't

contraction
\ ˈmā-ənt How to pronounce mayn't (audio) , ˈmānt\

Definition of mayn't

: may not

First Known Use of mayn't

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

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mayn't

\ ˈmā-ənt How to pronounce mayn't (audio) , mānt\

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