See also: noway

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AdverbEdit

no way (not comparable)

  1. (now archaic or regional) in no way; not at all [from 15th c.]
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 12, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, [], book II, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount [], OCLC 946730821:
      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.

InterjectionEdit

no way

  1. (idiomatic) Absolutely not; under no circumstances. [from 18th c.]
    "Touch that weird rock over there, I dare you!" "No way!"
  2. (idiomatic) Indicates astonished disbelief.
    You failed your exam again? No way!
    "He's hitting 400 for two months? No way!" / "Way. Actually 411."

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