whyfor

noun

why·​for
ˈhwīˌ- also ˈwīˌ-
plural -s
: reason, wherefore
provided the whyfors of the programs themselvesArthur Krock

Word History

Etymology

English dialect whyfor, adverb, why, from English why entry 1 + for

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“Whyfor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whyfor. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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