no way
adverb see noway 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • no way — • He said he wouldn t start up a gang today no way. New Yorker, 1975. This 20c Americanism (a shortening of in no way or there is no way) is now common in casual BrE speech, although its transatlantic origin is always near the surface: • I wrote… …   Modern English usage

  • No way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • no way — S2 adv spoken used to emphasize that you will not agree or be able to do something ▪ Are you going to offer to work over the weekend? No way! ▪ No way will we be finished by five o clock. ▪ There s no way I m going to pay £300 just for a weekend… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • no way — no′ way′ adv. cvb inf Informal. absolutely not; no; not under any circumstances: Apologize? No way! • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • no way — ► no way informal under no circumstances; not at all. Main Entry: ↑no …   English terms dictionary

  • no|way — «NOH way», adverb. = nowise. (Cf. ↑nowise) …   Useful english dictionary

  • no way — no, do not try, it is not possible    When he told me to jump off the train, I said, No way, man …   English idioms

  • no way — 1. adverb In no way; nowise 2. interjection a) indicates astonished disbelief You failed your exam again? No way! b) indicates rejection or i …   Wiktionary

  • no way — spoken 1) used for saying that you will definitely not do something or that something will definitely not happen Are you inviting Phil to your party? No way! no way is someone doing something: No way am I going to refuse an offer like that! there …   English dictionary

  • No way — Noway No way , Noways No ways , No way No way adv. [No, a. + way. Cf. { wards}.] In no manner or degree; not at all; nowise. [1913 Webster] But Ireland will noways allow that name unto it. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • no way — adverb spoken certainly not: “Are you going to offer to work over the weekend?” “No way!” | No way will we be finished by five o clock. | there s no way...: There s no way I m going to pay 300 just for a weekend in Paris …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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