under circumstances; in way (usually preceded by another negative):
I can’t learn this nohow.
(not standard) (in negative constructions)
“not at all,” 1775, American English, from no + how, on model of nowhere.
In no way; under no circumstances: We tried, but couldn’t manage to score nohow (1775+)
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abbreviation 1. Nation of Islam Nation of Islam
1. not otherwise indexed by name. not otherwise indexed by name
- No ifs or buts
Also, no ifs, ands, or buts. No reservations, restrictions, or excuses, as in You’d better be there tomorrow, and no ifs, ands, or buts about it. This expression uses the conjunctions to stand for the conditions and objections that they introduce. The earliest phrase to appear was ifs and ands in the 1600s. This phrase […]