noun, plural no-nos, no-no’s. Informal.
anything that is forbidden or not advisable, as because of being improper or unsafe:
If you want to lose weight, rich desserts are a no-no.
1942, from reduplication of no.
[uh b-jek-shuh n] /əbˈdʒɛk ʃən/ noun 1. a reason or argument offered in disagreement, opposition, refusal, or disapproval. 2. the act of , opposing, or disputing: His ideas were open to serious objection. 3. a ground or cause for objecting. 4. a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement. /əbˈdʒɛkʃən/ noun 1. an expression, statement, or […]
[non-uh b-jek-tiv] /ˌnɒn əbˈdʒɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. not . 2. Fine Arts. not representing objects known in physical nature; nonrepresentational: some nonobjective works by Kandinsky and Mondrian. /ˌnɒnəbˈdʒɛktɪv/ adjective 1. of or designating an art movement in which things are depicted in an abstract or purely formalized way, not as they appear in reality
[verb ob-li-geyt; adjective ob-li-git, -geyt] /verb ˈɒb lɪˌgeɪt; adjective ˈɒb lɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), obligated, obligating. 1. to bind or morally or legally: to obligate oneself to purchase a building. 2. to pledge, commit, or bind (funds, property, etc.) to meet an . adjective 3. morally or legally bound; ; constrained. 4. […]
- Non obs.
Latin non obstante (notwithstanding)