- is not; am not; are not; do not; have not; will not; etc. Typically used in the double negative, as the example sentences show. Its use in the United States is generally limited to the South and Midwest.
Ain't nothing like that I ain't seen before. ("There is nothing like that I have not seen before.")
He ain't got no money. ("He does not have any money.")
I ain't seen him since last year. ("I have not seen him since last year.")
She ain't going to school today. ("She is not going to school today.")
Citation from "Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth", It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV), Season 6 Episode 9 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
Citation from "Pimp Daddy", Terriers (TV, 2010), Season 1 Episode 9 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
Citation from "I Am the Walrus", American Dad! (TV), Season 6 Episode 13 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Jeremy P. from Ropers Crossroads, SC, USA
on Jul 20 1998.
- "does not".
They say she ain't got sea legs, but y'all just wait.
Last edited on May 13 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA
on May 13 2015.