Definition of Nohow

1. Adverb. In no manner; in no way. "We could nohow make out his handwriting"

Definition of Nohow

1. Adverb. (slang) In no way; not at all; by no available means. ¹



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Definition of Nohow

1. in no manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nohow

nogaku
nogalamycin
nogg
nogged
noggen
noggin
nogging
noggings
noggins
noggs
nogo
nogoodnik
nogoodniks
nogs
noh
nohow (current term)
nohowish
noiance
noiances
noice
noight
noights
noil
noils
noily
noint
nointed
nointing
noints
noious

Literary usage of Nohow

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1. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1875)
"I can't lie nohow, and I can't tumble about neither. I ain't had a wink o' sleep." " Haven't you ? And I've been asleep all night," cried Janet, ..."

2. William Cotton Oswell, Hunter and Explorer: The Story of His Life, with by William Edward Oswell, David Livingstone (1900)
"... Englishman speaks anyhow or nohow—Courage and tactics of Zulus—Visit to W. Egerton Hubbard—Death of EW Cooke—He said he was the Duke of Wellington — Sir ..."

3. Jokes for All Occasions (1922)
"... then I heerd the gun go off; then I see 'im putting the chicken in his knapsack; and it didn't seem sense nohow to think the bird committed suicide. ..."

4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"nohow. Not in anyway; by no means. Always with a preceding negative, ... The Colonel's wife could not abide her nohow, and appears like dey done gone guv ..."

5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"I wasn't on Dan's back much ofthe time nohow, but mostly jest strung out from my holt on Mister Ernest's belt —William Faulkner, Saturday Evening Post, ..."

6. Americanisms: The English of the New World by Maximilian Schele De Vere (1872)
"nohow, an American expletive, used even in careful writing. "Well, I reckon a man never gets anything worth having without a tussle for it, ..."

7. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"nohow, no way you can fix it. Not at all. 1833 They don't raise such humans in the ... 1836 [They] would have nothing to do with that affair, nohow no how. ..."

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