Imma

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Written form of a relaxed pronunciation of I'm gonna. Includes a reduction of /mn/ to /m/ (see reduction of /mb/ and /mn/ on Wikipedia). Common in and possibly originated in African-American Vernacular English, but is used more broadly today.

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Imma

  1. (chiefly US, informal) contraction of I'm gonna or I'm 'onna, both being contractions of I'm going to
    • Winwardo (rapper)
      So listen 'cause Imma come out.
    • 2009, Kanye West, MTV Video Music Awards[1]:
      Yo, Taylor, I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time! One of the best videos of all time!
    • 2017, Frankie Pamplemousse "The No-Kart Race" The ZhuZhus
      I told you we should have gone with the mermaid costume. I'mma put this on -- 'cause I'm going to the race cause I feel better.

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Imma f

  1. a diminutive of the female given name Immacolata

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