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Definition of "gwine" []

  • Chiefly Southern & South Midland U.S. A present participle of go1. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gwine" in a sentence
  • "I'se monst'ous glad ter praise de Lawd fur what He done done, but I ain 'gwine ter gin' im credit fur de wuk er my own fis 'en foot."
  • "I run to my sister Jessie cause she had been live in New York en she was well acquainted wid dat kind of gwine on."
  • "For Master Ralph has seated himself flatly on a footstool, and with his back against the wall, refuses in the dumbest of dumb-show to be entrapped into "gwine" anywhere."