nothings othings n. 1. inconsequential conversation; as, they traded a few nothings as they parted. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • sweet nothings — noun plural romantic words: He whispered sweet nothings in my ear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • sweet nothings — n. loving comments; pleasant remarks between lovers. □ They are out on the porch swing whispering sweet nothings in each other’s ears. □ Thank heavens most married people never remember the sweet nothings they were once told …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Know-Nothings — the Know Nothing Party [the Know Nothing Party] (also the Know Nothings) the popular name for the American Republican Party, later called the American Party, which was established in 1843 with the aim of restricting ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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