woulda

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\ ˈwu̇-də How to pronounce woulda (audio) \

Definition of woulda

used for "would have" or "would've" in informal speech and in representations of such speech"I never woulda believed it.""Who woulda thunk it?"

First Known Use of woulda

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Woulda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woulda. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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