Definitions

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  • prep. Eye dialect spelling of about.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I guess "aboot" is the closest imitation most people can muster.

    we're number two

  • As in, anyone who thinks we actually say aboot is a cankerdick, you betcha.

    ‘THE TRASHIEST COMEDY OF THE YEAR’

  • Oot and aboot is fixable, but the short "o" never dies.

    words

  • But when, Munroe put in a word aboot ma business in London I saw a shadow come over

    Between You and Me

  • "But hoo was't 'at naebody ever said a word aboot it efterhin'?" asked Cosmo.

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • -- Letty, rin an 'luik efter him; and as sune 's he's roon' the neuk, tell Lizzie no to say a word aboot the leddy.

    Robert Falconer

  • "Sit ye doon, sir, an 'lat's hae a word aboot it," said Malcolm cheerily.

    Malcolm

  • An 'gien ye cud jist slide in a word aboot forgiein' his enemies, sir!

    Malcolm

  • "But ye maun haud a quaiet tongue i 'yer heid, guidwife; for weel as ye like the laddie, ye may blast his character gin ye say a word aboot it."

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • I thowt I wad gie ye a call aboot that young sonnie o 'mine.

    Yorkshire Dialect Poems (1673-1915) and traditional poems

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