Wot meaning

wŏt
(archaic) To know.
verb
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The definition of wot is to have information, or to make clearer.

An example of wot used as a verb is in the following sentence, "They think it's necessary to wot their previous statement to make it more concise.'

verb
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What (humorous misspelling intended to mimic certain working class accents)

Wot, no bananas? (popular slogan during wartime rationing)

interjection
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verb
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First-person singular present indicative of wit.
verb
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wit.
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Origin of wot

  • Middle English wat from Old English wāt weid- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • An extension of the present-tense form of wit (verb) to apply to all forms.
    From Wiktionary
  • From wit, in return from Old English verb witan.
    From Wiktionary
  • Representing pronunciation.
    From Wiktionary