Definition of wont noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//wəʊnt//
; NAmE NAmE//wɔːnt//
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[singular] (old-fashioned, formal) something a person often does synonym habit She got up early, as was her wont. Word OriginOld English gewunod, past participle of wunian, ‘dwell, be accustomed’, of Germanic origin.
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