See also: noway
- (now archaic or regional) in no way; not at all [from 15th c.]
1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, printed at London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821:, II.12:
- I suppose that meanes meerely humane can no way be capable of it […].
2007, Ron Liebman, Death by Rodrigo, New York: Simon & Schuster, →ISBN, page 133:
- I get it. No way can me and Mickie talk to Rodrigo about what just happened up at the bench he's standing in the big holding cell, other mopes standing around waiting for their cases to be called, eavesdropping on what we're telling him.
- (idiomatic) Absolutely not; under no circumstances. [from 18th c.]
- "Touch that weird rock over there, I dare you!" "No way!"
- (idiomatic) Indicates astonished disbelief.
- You failed your exam again? No way!
- "He's hitting 400 for two months? No way!" / "Way. Actually 411."
- (absolutely not): fat chance, not a chance, not on your life, no fear (UK)
- (indication of disbelief): unbelievable, what the, what the fuck
indicates astonished disbelief
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