[noh-hwairz-vil, -wairz-] /ˈnoʊ ʰwɛərzˌvɪl, -wɛərz-/

noun, Slang.
a remote or isolated town or village.
a job, position, rank, etc., completely lacking in status, recognition, or a chance for advancement.
anything unrealistic, impractical, or useless.

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Inferior; tedious; drab: If you’re not with it, you’re nowhere/ rows of folding chairs, nowheresville decor (1940+)

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the middle of nowhere


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  • No-win

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