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wanna  phr.  Want to; as, I wanna go home. (colloq., phonetic spelling) Note: Phonetic transcriptions of rapid colloquial speech are sometimes used in place of the grammatically proper spelling in order to provide a flavor of the original spirit of a spoken dialogue. See also the related entries for gonna, gotta, and wannabe.

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"Wanna" Quotes from Famous Books

... do on a Class-III planet. On a Class-IV planet, say Loki, or Shesha, or Thor, naming animals was a cinch. You pointed to something and asked a native, and he'd gargle a mouthful of syllables at you, which might only mean, "Whaddaya wanna know for?" and you took it down in phonetic alphabet and the whatzit had a name. But on Zarathustra, there were no natives to ask. So this ...
— Little Fuzzy • Henry Beam Piper

... all been distributed we put the phonograph on a box and had a dandy concert. We played "There were Shepherds," "Ave Maria," and "Sweet Christmas Bells." Only we older people cared for those, so then we had "Arrah Wanna," "Silver Bells," "Rainbow," "Red Wing," and such songs. How delighted they were! Our concert lasted two hours, and by that time the little fellows were so sleepy that the excitement no longer affected them and they were put to bed, but they hung up their stockings first, ...
— Letters of a Woman Homesteader • Elinore Pruitt Stewart

... asked breathlessly. "I wanna see'm right away. D'yuh get me? Aw, don't you tell me that li'l ...
— The Boy Scouts Book of Stories • Various

... gasped the officer. "I can't handle 'im without usin' my club and I don't wanna do that. The poor fella don't know what ...
— The Mind Master • Arthur J. Burks

... if you never bin in the p'fession. How ole does Miss Le Fay look? Nineteen, tha's all. But with a great big boy like you taggin' on—W'y, say, you'd queer her with them English managers right off. You don' wanna do ...
— O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 • Various

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