won't

contraction
\ ˈwōnt How to pronounce won't (audio) ; New England, upstate New York, and Northern Pennsylvania ˌwənt, ˈwənt; greater NYC ˈwünt; eastern South Carolina ˈwünt, ˈwu̇nt \

Definition of won't

: will not

Examples of won't in a Sentence

I won't see him today.

First Known Use of won't

1562, in the meaning defined above

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“Won't.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/won%27t. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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won't

\ ˈwōnt How to pronounce won't (audio) \

Kids Definition of won't

: will not He won't listen.

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