Meaning of “who'd” in the English Dictionary


"who'd" in English

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uk /huːd/ us /huːd/

short form of who had:

She wondered who'd sent her the mysterious email.

short form of who would:

Well, who'd have thought Joey was going to become so successful?

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(Definition of “who'd” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"who’d" in American English

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us /hud/

contraction of who would or who had:

Who’d (= Who would) have thought we’d be married for this long?
It’s about a boy who’d (= who had) been around the world.

(Definition of “who’d” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)