Definitions

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  • Eye dialect spelling of isn’t.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'Why you've no nous, Mr. Dubster; Mrs. Purdle's a very good sort of woman and the best friend I have in the world, perhaps, at the bottom; but she i'n't a sort of person to talk of before gentlefolks.

    Camilla

  • He knows every honest heart will pity him, if it's true; and if it i'n't, he is too much a man of honour not to complain all one; he knows how agreeable it is to the dear creatures; they always take it for a compliment. '

    Camilla

  • 'Why, your honour, if it i'n't owing to something of that sort, why does he behave so unaccountable?

    Camilla

  • If she can speak so well of my poor Hal, she must be the best girl living! and she shall have him ... yes, she shall have him, if she's a mind to him; and I don't care if she i'n't worth a groat; she's niece to my old friend; that's better. '

    Camilla

  • It's what I can't bear; it i'n't doing a thing handsomely.

    Camilla

  • I know she's to have it all at your demise; but that i'n't the bird in the hand.

    Camilla

  • She sat still, and ruminating till Mrs. Mittin, who without scruple had taken a full inventory of the contents of the purse, exclaimed: 'La! my dear, why sure I hope that i'n't all you've got left?'

    Camilla

  • And, if a man i'n't upon his guard, he may be run down for an old dotard, before he knows where he is, and see his son setting up for a member of parliament, making laws for him.

    Camilla

  • 'He delivers your sandwiches, i'n't that the case?'

    With No One as Witness

  • Your husband i'n't waiting out there for some baldheaded lady with a pretty new face.

    With No One as Witness

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  • A most worthy candidate, so compact!

    December 14, 2007

  • Minerva, this deserves to go on bilby's At Least Two Apostrophes Or Your Money Back list.

    December 14, 2007

  • Does the business he wants to meet me upon require that it should be at a common friend's?-- A challenge implied; i'n't it, Belford?

    Lovelace to Belford, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

    December 14, 2007

  • No it ain't!

    October 11, 2007

  • For: is not, isn't

    October 11, 2007