wunner

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wunner (plural wunners)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of wonder.
    • 1890, Various, Punch Among the Planets[1]:
      In fact I wos napped on the nod, But the way I got woke wos a wunner.

Verb[edit]

wunner (third-person singular simple present wunners, present participle wunnering, simple past and past participle wunnered)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of wonder.
    • 1918, Harold Bindloss, The Buccaneer Farmer[2]:
      Our folks are slow to fratch, but they're not quick at letting go," said Tom, who paused and added: "I wunner where Bell got his money; he had none when he took a job at mill in oad Osborn's time."