Definition of Never-never

1. Noun. Installment plan. "We bought a car on the never-never"




2. Noun. The remote outback of Australia; unpopulated desert country.
Generic synonyms: Outback
Group relationships: Australian Desert, Great Australian Desert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Never-never

Neusser's granules
Neustadt
Neustria
Neutral Zone
Neuville-lès-Lœuilly
Nev.
Neva
Neva River
Nevada
Nevada gas
Nevadan
Nevadans
Nevado de Colima
Nevaeh
Nevelson
Never-Never
Nevi'im
Nevil
Nevil Shute
Nevil Shute Norway
Neville
Neville Chamberlain
Nevis
Nevisian
New
New-Agey
New-York
New Age
New Age music
New Age traveller

Literary usage of Never-never

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1. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"Never, never could I have believed,' she murmured to herself, ' that one could be so happy.' Her face lighted up with a smile; but at the same moment she ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"NEVER. NEVER- (or -NARE)-A- FACE-BUT-HIS-OWN, phr. (old). —See quot. ... want to die and go with him to the never-never COUNTRY parson tells us about up ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, They never, never can divide The Cotter's .... The fancy may delight, But never, never can come near the heart. ..."

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