an't

[ ant, ahnt, eynt ]
/ ænt, ɑnt, eɪnt /

Chiefly British Dialect. contraction of am not.
Dialect. ain't.

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Origin of an't

First recorded in 1700–10; see origin at ain't; aren't
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British Dictionary definitions for an't

an't

contraction of mainly British

(ɑːnt) a rare variant spelling of aren't
(eɪnt) dialect a variant spelling of ain't
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