[noh-hoh-per] /ˈnoʊˈhoʊ pər/
a useless person from whom nothing can be expected.
(informal) a useless person; failure
A person who has no hope of success: Stand-ins are the film industry’s no-hopers, the ones who never made it
[1957+; found in Australian racing slang by 1943 as ”a horse with no hope of winning”]
[noh-hohst] /ˈnoʊˌhoʊst/ adjective, Chiefly Western U.S. 1. requiring patrons and guests to pay a fee for attendance or to pay for any food and drink they consume: a no-host cocktail party; a no-host dinner-dance.
[noh-hou] /ˈnoʊˌhaʊ/ adverb, Nonstandard. 1. under circumstances; in way (usually preceded by another negative): I can’t learn this nohow. /ˈnəʊˌhaʊ/ adverb 1. (not standard) (in negative constructions) adv. “not at all,” 1775, American English, from no + how, on model of nowhere. adverb In no way; under no circumstances: We tried, but couldn’t manage to […]
[Environmental Protection Agency] National Oil and Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan
abbreviation 1. Nation of Islam Nation of Islam