- dunno colloquial for "(I) don't know," first attested 1842 in Amer.Eng.
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dunno — a phonetic representation of I don t know, is first recorded in 1842 and is widely used in fiction and drama in illiterate or highly informal speech: • ‘Now it s back the way it used to be.’ ‘Why?…’ ‘Dunno, sweet. Do not know.’ New Yorker, 1986 … Modern English usage
dunno — (don t know) dunÂ·no || dÉ™ nÉ™ÊŠ n. not sure, don t have knowledge of (Internet Slang) … English contemporary dictionary
dunno — [də nō′] phonetic sp. of don t know (in informal pronunciation) … English World dictionary
Dunno — The Adventures of Dunno and his Friends book cover Dunno, or Know Nothing (Russian: Незнайка, Neznayka; from the Russian phrase не знаю , don t know) is an anti hero created by the Soviet children s writer Nikolay Nosov. Dunno, recognized by his… … Wikipedia
dunno — [[t]dəno͟ʊ[/t]] Dunno is sometimes used in written English to represent an informal way of saying don t know . How on earth did she get it? I dunno … English dictionary
dunno — /deuh noh /, Pron. Spelling. don t know: Who did it? I dunno! [1835 45] * * * … Universalium
dunno — dun|no [ˈdʌnəu US nou] a way of saying I don t know . Some people think that this use is not correct English ▪ Do you want to come? I dunno, I might … Dictionary of contemporary English
dunno — spoken a way of saying I don t know , that some people think is incorrect: “Do you want to come?” “ I dunno, I might.” … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
DUNNO — I Don t Know (Computing » SMS) … Abbreviations dictionary
Dunno — contraction of don t know … Dictionary of Australian slang