nary


nary

adjective \ˈner-ē\

: not one

Full Definition of NARY

dial
:  not any :  not one <I must have it back as I have nary other copy — Flannery O'Connor>
nary a or nary an
:  not a single <survived the accident with nary a scratch>

Origin of NARY

alteration of ne'er a
First Known Use: 1848

Other Dialect Terms

bespoke, boughten, lave, muchacho, nigh, spunk, thunk, toboggan

Rhymes with NARY

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