American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Contraction of do not.
- Nonstandard Contraction of does not.
- n. A statement of what should not be done: a list of the dos and don'ts.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contraction of do not, common in colloquial language, and, more improperly, as a contraction of does not (doesn't).
- From do + -n't. (Wiktionary)
“But many using the term don't really understand what they are saying.”
“Part of the challenge is that they're confusing to both the clients and the employees: The term don't believe agencies that advertise as nonsexual.”
“To date, nobody can say exactly who or what he is—his clothes, his pose, his expression don't add up.”
“Teams that believe they're a year away from a title don't undergo the kind of organizational housecleaning the Mets did last fall.”
“Representative Michele Bachmann on Wednesday repeated the phrase "don't settle" over and over to students at Liberty University, founded by the Rev.”
“The kinds of skyscrapers that bear his name don't get built by people with small egos and a lack of self confidence.”
“And Murray made a sharply critical reference to what she called the "don't touch ours" theme of TV ads aired by the American Association of Retired Persons AARP.”
“• Winner -- Quarterbacks who enter the league with a second- or third-round label don't get anywhere near the same level of respect we shower upon the celebrated first-rounders, but that doesn't seem to be holding back the likes of Colt McCoy, John Beck, Charlie Whitehurst or Ryan Mallett this preseason.”
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