adverb Date: 1775 1. in no manner or way ; not at all <
was nohow equal to the task
2. dialect anyhow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nohow — (adv.) not at all, 1775, American English, from NO (Cf. no) + HOW (Cf. how), on model of nowhere …   Etymology dictionary

  • nohow — [nō′hou΄] adv. Dial. in no manner; not at all …   English World dictionary

  • nohow — /noh how /, adv. Nonstandard. under no circumstances; in no way (usually prec. by another negative): I can t learn this nohow. [1765 75; NO2 + HOW1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nohow — adverb In no way; not at all; by no available means. We dont see it here nohow, returned the man …   Wiktionary

  • nohow — This is a dialectal or illiterate term meaning not at all, in no manner. Never write or say a sentence such as I couldn t go with you nohow …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • nohow — no|how [ˈnəuhau US ˈnou ] adv AmE informal not in any way or in any situation usually used humorously ▪ I never liked her nohow …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nohow — adverb usually humorous not in any way or in any situation: I never liked her nohow …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nohow — Synonyms and related words: God forbid, anyhow, anyway, anywise, at all, at any rate, at no hand, au contraire, by any means, by no means, far from it, however, in any case, in any event, in any way, in no case, in no respect, in no wise,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nohow — no|how [ nou,hau ] adverb SPOKEN not in any way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nohow — adv. in no way (slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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