Won-t meaning

wōnt
Contraction of will not.
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Will not.
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Will not; used to indicate a future non-occurring action.

Sam won't be doing any work this afternoon.

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Won't is defined as will not.

An example of won't is someone saying they will not be attending a party; they won't attend.

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Origin of won-t

  • contr. < ME wol not, will not

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Abbreviation of wollnot or woll + not, negations of archaic form of will.

    From Wiktionary