shan't

contraction

ˈshant How to pronounce shan't (audio)
ˈshänt
: shall not

Word History

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shan't was in 1664

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Cite this Entry

“Shan't.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shan%27t. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

shan't

(ˈ)shant How to pronounce shan't (audio)
(ˈ)shȧnt
: shall not
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