Definition of Not by a blame sight

1. Adverb. Definitely not. "And that isn't all, not by a long sight"

Exact synonyms: By No Means, Not By A Long Sight
Language type: Colloquialism
Antonyms: By All Means



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Not By A Blame Sight

not a one
not a patch on
not a pretty sight
not a sausage
not able
not absolutely
not all it's cracked up to be
not as black as one is painted
not at all
not bad
not bad(p)
not be 100 percent on something
not be able to get a word in edgeways
not be caught dead
not bear thinking about
not by a blame sight (current term)
not by a long sight
not by any means
not cricket
not delayed
not dog
not dogs
not due
not enough room to swing a cat
not equal sign
not even
not even one
not far
not fluently
not for the world

Literary usage of Not by a blame sight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Out West: A Magazine of the Old Pacific and the New by Charles Fletcher Lummis, Archaeological Institute of America Southwest Society, Sequoya League (1908)
"not by a blame sight. "'But what's this?' says Fivecents. 'Come on out, Mr. Beasom, and get us placed.' "I turned to explain matters, sayin' that these was ..."

2. Moments with Mark Twain by Mark Twain, Albert Bigelow Paine (1920)
""I reckon that old man a coward, Buck." "I reckon he warn'ta coward. Not by a blame' sight. There ain'ta coward amongst them ..."

3. The Writings of Mark Twain by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"I reckon that old man was a coward, Buck." " I reckon he warn'ta coward. Not by a blame' sight. There ain'ta coward amongst them Shepherd- sons— not a one. ..."

4. The White Indian Boy: The Story of Uncle Nick Among the Shoshones by Elijah Nicholas Wilson (1919)
"She told them that her poor boy must lose his leg. "not by a blame sight!" I said. Then I told the old medicine man to ..."

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