› short form of do not:
Don't do that - it hurts!
- You'll feel cold if you don't wear a coat.
- Come on - we're going to be late if you don't hurry!
- I don't feel comfortable in high heels.
- "There, there, don't cry, " she said.
- Please don't swear in front of the children.
noun [ plural ] uk /dəʊnts/ us /doʊnts/