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[duh-noh] /dəˈnoʊ/

Pronunciation Spelling.
don’t know:
Who did it? I dunno!
/dʌˈnəʊ; dʊ-; də-/
(I) do not know

don’t know
Word Origin

Usage Note

casual pronunciation

colloquial for “(I) don’t know,” first attested 1842 in American English.


Don’t know •Casual pronunciation of don’t know: dunno where he is (1840s+)


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