short form
the usual way of saying ‘might not' in questions
It might be nice to get out of the city for a while, mightn't it?[/ex]

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  • mightn't — ► CONTRACTION ▪ might not …   English terms dictionary

  • mightn't — [mīt′ nt] contraction might not …   English World dictionary

  • mightn't — [[t]ma͟ɪt(ə)nt[/t]] Mightn t is a spoken form of might not …   English dictionary

  • mightn't — contr. might not. * * * /ˈmaıtn̩t/ used as a contraction of might not People mightn t always agree with his decisions, but they do think he s fair …   Useful english dictionary

  • mightn't — Date: 1781 might not …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mightn't — /muyt nt/ contraction of might not. * * * …   Universalium

  • mightn't — might|n t [ˈmaıtənt] informal especially BrE the short form of might not …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mightn't — might|n t [ maıtnt ] short form the usual way of saying or writing might not. This is not often used in formal writing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mightn't — contraction might not …   English new terms dictionary

  • mightn't — informal, especially BrE the short form of might not …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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