from The Century Dictionary.
- A dialectal form of
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- adverb nonstandard, dialect
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Morgan used to respond well to the sound of the treat can being shaken… mebbe a kan openur?
Ai finkz mebbe a kawfee-flavured iskreem shaek and sum friez, plz.
To the warmly-expressed thanks of the beneficiaries they would simply answer, "That is nothing; 'mebbe' somebody will do as much for mine when he needs it."
"You ain't had a tonic fur quite a spell an 'mebbe 'twould do you good."
"But you'll be so rich," sighed Tess, "an 'mebbe'll be awful busy."
Let him whose own enunciation is chemically free from localism or slovenliness cast the first stone even at "mebbe" and
To the warmly-expressed thanks of the beneficiaries they would simply answer, “That is nothing; 'mebbe' somebody will do as much for mine when he needs it.”
An 'mebbe 'twould comfort the old woman some, after all the trouble I've made her.
I thought the cat heard what I said when I talked to her, and if I picked a flower I kissed it, for "mebbe" the flower liked to be kissed.
"Yes, I'm only a woman, John, an 'mebbe' tain't a woman's place.