when's

[ hwenz, wenz ]
/ ʰwɛnz, wɛnz /

contraction of when is:When's the show over?
contraction of when does:When's the next train leave?
contraction of when has:When's he ever been an authority?

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Example sentences from the Web for when's

  • After a moment he asked: Whens that furniture of yours coming?

    Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Of which men schulden gladly herken and enquere with al here herte, to wyte, what is penitence, and whens is cleped penitence?

    The English Novel|Sidney Lanier
  • If ye lay me 'longside that girl wi' the gooc—goeeldy hair, I'll stan' someat stiff at the 'Kite's Nest' whens we get hic—'ome.

    Gwen Wynn|Mayne Reid
  • My life has been based on 'whens;' and first they have turned to 'ifs,' and then they have vanished away.

    Wives and Daughters|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell