see: there’s no telling
- No-tell motel
noun phrase A discreet motel for sexual rendezvous: He goes to a no-tell motel at least twice a week/ The last six Presidents combined do not conjure up enough erotic energy to fill a single room at the No-Tell Motel (1980s+)
notencephalocele no·ten·ceph·a·lo·cele (nō’těn-sěf’ə-lō-sēl’) n. A malformation in the back part of the cranium with protrusion of brain substance.
- Not enough indians
Related Terms too many chiefs and not enough indians
- Not enough room to swing a cat
Very little space, cramped quarters, as in There’s not enough room to swing a cat in this tent. This expression, first recorded in 1771, is thought to allude to the cat-o’-nine-tails, or “cat,” a whip with nine lashes widely used to punish offenders in the British military.