why're

[ hwahy-er, wahy ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ ər, ˈwaɪ /

contraction of why are: Why're you so late?

Nearby words

  1. whsle.,
  2. whump,
  3. whup,
  4. why,
  5. why'll,
  6. why's,
  7. whyalla,
  8. whydah,
  9. whydunnit,
  10. whys and wherefores

Can be confusedwhy're wire

Usage note


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