Wan-t definition

Common misspelling of won’t.
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Common misspelling of want.
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Origin of wan-t

  • Misspelt possibly by pronunciatory disanalogy with wonderwander — whose first syllables are pronounced, respectively, wŭn and wŏn — the latter being closer to the pronunciation of won’t: wōnt.

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  • Misspelt by confusion with words formed with the enclitic n’t.

    From Wiktionary