Who claims the truth of this statement, which I don’t believe? For example, That horse of your will never win a race.—Says who? This slangy expression of disagreement or disbelief may also be put in declarative form, says you!, meaning “I disagree with what you just said.” For example, It was an accident, I didn’t mean to break it.—Says you! You’ve always hated that vase. [ First half of 1900s ]
- Say that again
say that again
- Say the word
see: give the word
noun 1. a town on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York.
noun 1. (in Islamic countries) a supposed descendant of Muhammad through his grandson Hussein, the second son of his daughter Fatima. 2. a title of respect, especially for royal personages. noun 1. a Muslim claiming descent from Mohammed’s grandson Husain 2. a Muslim honorary title