nother

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Etymology 1[edit]

Old English nōhwæþer. Compare neither, nauther.

Pronoun[edit]

nother

  1. (obsolete except UK dialect, Caribbean) Neither.

Adjective[edit]

nother (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete except UK dialect, Caribbean) Neither.

Adverb[edit]

nother (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Nor.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII:
      Than the quene seyde [...] she wyst nat how, nother in what manere.

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of other, showing metanalysis.

Pronoun[edit]

nother

  1. (obsolete) Another.

Adjective[edit]

nother (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete except colloquial US) Different, other. (Now usually in a whole nother)
    • 2009 October 1, Automotive Editors, “Long-Term Test Cars”, Poplar Mechanics, accessed on 2012-03-14:
      Executing it all well, with the feel, look and operation of a real luxury car, is a whole nother ball of wax.

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