[won-uh, waw-nuh]

Pronunciation Spelling.

want to: I wanna get out of here.
want a: Wanna beer?

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British Dictionary definitions for wanna



a spelling of want to intended to reflect a dialectal or informal pronunciationI wanna go home
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Word Origin and History for wanna

representing the casual pronunciation of want to, by 1896.

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